Where is it going wrong for Bielsa’s Leeds?

Where is it going wrong for Bielsa’s Leeds?

When the opposing team is transitioning from defence to attack against Leeds, there is always a sharp intake of breath from the Elland Road faithful as the visitors begin their plan to evade the advances of Kalvin Phillips. Everyone in the ground knows that if they do that successfully and round the England international, all bets are off. Indeed, if on the odd occasion Phillips isn’t quick enough to snuff out an attack in its infancy, there will be a …
Manchester United vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League season is finally upon us. The lunchtime fixture on Saturday is an early treat for neutrals as two of the biggest clubs in the country meet. Leeds United travel to Old Trafford to face Manchester United. The visitors are hoping to consolidate their position in the top half of the table and challenge for European competition. Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will be expected to put in a bigger title challenge following some eye-catching summer transfer business. …
Analysing England's breakout Euro 2020 star, Kalvin Phillips

Analysing England's breakout Euro 2020 star, Kalvin Phillips

It has been a superb summer for England. Every player involved in the squad will return to club football with their reputation enhanced. The player to benefit most from the European Championship may be Kalvin Phillips. The Leeds United midfielder has been loved by his club supporters for many years, but the wider footballing public are now seeing his ability at the highest level. Prior to the tournament, many would have seen him as a good Premier League player, but …
Leeds United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leeds United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This could be one of the most entertaining matches of the weekend, as Tottenham try to keep their slim hopes of a top four finish alive with a win at Elland Road. Leeds United are a difficult test for any team and they will be pushing for a top half finish to cap their first season back in the top flight. In recent weeks, they have taken points from matches against Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United. This underlines …
Leeds United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leeds United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

These are two teams at opposite ends of the form table. Chelsea remain unbeaten under Thomas Tuchel and they have moved into the top four, albeit West Ham, Everton and Tottenham all have a game in hand over the Blues. Meanwhile, Leeds United have hit a rough patch of form and their season is threatening to fizzle out. Marcelo Bielsa will know that their first season back in the top flight has been a success, but he will be wanting …
Chelsea vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Leeds United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have been in excellent form of late, with Frank Lampard's team emerging as an outside challenger for the league title. This weekend, the Blues' manager will be reigniting his rivalry with Marcelo Bielsa, as they host Leeds United. The pair were involved in the infamous 'Spygate' incident during Lampard's time in charge of Derby County. During that Championship season, Leeds managed to win both of the league matches, but Lampard had the final laugh, as he knocked them out …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Premier League is back. Eight games have been played, sixteen teams have begun their seasons, filled with a mix of optimism and trepidation. Teams coming off good seasons will have been hoping to carry that form into the new season and kick on up the table. Others will have wanted to shake off the stench of disappointment after a bad season last time around. For only the second time since the dawn of the Premier League era (05-06 the …
Five Areas Leeds United Should Look To Strengthen This Summer

Five Areas Leeds United Should Look To Strengthen This Summer

Leeds United are back in the Premier League, and not before time. One of the true giants of English football, the club that's seen it all are back among the elite. Under Marcelo Bielsa, Leeds have been reborn and after a 16 seasons absence they finally achieved their goal of returning to England's top flight. For an incredibly loyal fanbase, who've stuck by their team through relegation from the Premier League, relegation from the Championship and season after season of …
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