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‘He’s a clever coach,’ ‘Ended Friend’s Championship career’ – Leeds United fans react to latest reveal

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Thomas Christiansen helped to lift some of the growing pressure off himself over the weekend, masterminding an exceptional 2-1 victory over an in-form Middlesbrough side at Elland Road on Sunday afternoon.  

Leeds entered Sunday’s clash with Middlesbrough on a downward spiral, having lost seven of their last nine Sky Bet Championship fixtures, but goals from Pablo Hernandez and Ezgjan Alioski helped to turn the form table, as Christiansen’s side picked up a vital three points to move back to within touching distance of the play-off zone.

Stat guru, Chris Taylor (@LUFCDATA), has spent time looking at Christiansen’s tactics following Leeds’ victory, highlighting how the Whites targeted George Friend, Boro’s left-back.

The latest graphic from @LUFCDATA shows how Leeds targeted Boro’s left edge, with 12 of their attempted 16 crosses coming from that side of the pitch.

Leeds’ tactics have been praised by the club’s supporters, with many calling out Christiansen for highlighting were Leeds could punish Middlesbrough.

Here is how they reacted to @LUFCDATA’s latest graphic…

https://twitter.com/Dazelar29/status/932700889244160001


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Article title: ‘He’s a clever coach,’ ‘Ended Friend’s Championship career’ – Leeds United fans react to latest reveal

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