MARCELO BIELSA has launched a passionate, 41 minute rant defending Leeds’ fashion of play, and insisting that they had been ‘superior’ to Manchester United.
The Elland Road outfit have immediately turn into the Premier League’s nice entertainers this season, going to toe-to-toe with even the division’s prime sides.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet had been trounced by Ole Gunnar Solskajer’sCredit score: Occasions Newspapers Ltd
Leeds had been wasteful at Outdated TraffordCredit score: EPA
However they’ve come unstuck defensively, conceding 30 targets in simply 14 video games upon their prime flight return – together with six in a 6-2 defeat at Outdated Trafford.
Requested in his newest press convention how he may enhance his facet’s defence, nevertheless, he lashed out at these attempting to analyse the efficiency.
He stated: “The questions directed on the gamers tries to weaken the fashion of play we now have. Suggesting to them whether or not they would ask me to vary my fashion of play.
“Having revised the sport, and the actual causes of how we misplaced this sport, they are not taken under consideration. This isn’t one thing new as media platforms, journalists, can solely analyse outcomes.
“Usually, when there’s adversity, what you guys do is attempt to weaken these going through adversity or to ridicule the fashion of play of a workforce.”
And the Argentine, 65, even went so far as to recommend that his workforce had outperformed the Crimson Devils in a number of areas.
He continued: “To reply, I’ve to take the bottom of the final sport. I can inform you the information we collected from the final sport.
“From a bodily side, Manchester United performed their greatest sport of the season and Leeds had been superior on this side.
“In possession, we had been superior, which doesn’t signify something, however inside a context it begins taking some worth. There was no clear dominance within the sport.”
Bielsa watched his facet be ‘superior’ in lots of areasCredit score: Reuters
The Leeds boss then doubled down on sticking along with his facet’s adventurous fashion of play.
He added: “You requested how we assault, however defend higher. What you might be proposing is to desert ingenuity and permit them to be superior to us.”
The Whites presently sit 14th within the Premier League desk, seven factors above the relegation zone, forward of upcoming matches in opposition to sides with vastly totally different philosophies to them in Burnley, West Brom and Tottenham.