The house facet got here from behind to document their first win in 5 outings and to sentence Jesse Marsch’s males to a fifth recreation and not using a victory themselves.
Pascal Struijk handed the Whites an early lead, firing dwelling from quick vary within the tenth minute after Brenden Aaronson’s spectacular solo effort cannoned off the publish into the defender’s path.
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Nevertheless it was short-lived as Odsonne Edouard headed dwelling from Michael Olise’s free-kick simply 14 minutes later earlier than the Eagles snatched the sport by means of Eberechi Eze, whose mazy run and long-range particular person scorcher sailed previous a helpless Illan Meslier.
It was definitely a tricky afternoon for Leeds and specifically, the returning Patrick Bamford, who regarded rusty and never fairly 100% but. It could be harsh to criticise him, having barely featured previously 18 months.
Nevertheless, winger Jack Harrison was arguably essentially the most wasteful of the guests’ beginning lineup.
As per SofaScore, no participant in the entire recreation misplaced the ball extra instances than the 25-year-old as he squandered possession an eye-watering 25 instances – that was almost half of his 53 touches, which solely emphasises simply how poor he was when Leeds had been attacking.
The £35m-rated dynamo additionally managed only one shot all through the 90 minutes he was on the pitch and to make issues worse, solely two of his 5 dribbling makes an attempt had been profitable, suggesting that he had a tough recreation towards his reverse quantity.
Elsewhere, Harrison gained simply 5 of 9 duels and was careless in his passing, precisely discovering a Leeds man with solely 67% of his 27 makes an attempt, additionally through SofaScore.
As LeedsLive reporter Beren Cross advised on social media, the winger was “not doing sufficient” towards the Eagles, in order that – mixed with the proof above – solely factors to Harrison being quite expensive for Marsch and co down in south-east London on Sunday afternoon.
It was a fairly disappointing show from one of many American’s normally dependable choices.
AND in different information, Orta had a Leeds switch blunder on “particular” £6.5k-p/w “expertise”, he’s higher than Bamford…