Bielsa tempts Leeds ‘rebellious’ after a spectacular victory in Man City

Marcelo Bielsa has praised his ‘rebellious’ Leeds United team for his or her ‘spirited’ performance against Manchester City.

The Whites went right down to 10 males within the first half however they managed to do it secured a 2-1 victory due to Stuart Dallas brace.

The ‘Cookstown Cafu’ the scoring opened within the forty second minute after being set up by Patrick Bamford.


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Minutes later, sprinter Liam Cooper noticed red for a dangerous challenge on City forward Gabriel Jesus.

Within the second half, Leeds saved their opponents at bay till the final 15 minutes.

Ferran Torres sent an effort for the primary time past Illan Meslier to end his goal scoring drought for City.

However Dallas injury-time winner Leeds threatened to take them as much as 45 points within the Premier League.

Responding to the victory, Bielsa said BBC Sport: “The worth of victory is elevated as a result of it was achieved in a sport the place we had been dominated and demanded character, effort and persona.

“I believe we have now to narrate the win to the spirit of the players. The morale of all players added collectively creates a uniform effort. It is very troublesome to win video games like right now. I believe we deserve it however it might be truthful for City to win as a result of they’ve the dominance and the chance.

“From the adversity and effort of the players it was emotional for me. It was a rebellious team. They hadn’t resigned to shedding what we had whereas enjoying. ”

When requested about sending Cooper away, Bielsa added: “I worth England lots and with the additional issue of VAR all the choices are justified.”

Bielsa was additionally requested if Leeds would target the next place within the Premier League table. He replied: “New targets? No. The target is at all times to force your self into the subsequent sport and in keeping with the outcomes we take, it’s going to leave us able we deserve to be. “

Pep Guardiola is extensively considered a Bielsa protein, having realized a lot about ways from Argentina.

However Bielsa acquired essentially the most out of his mate on the day as Leeds confirmed extra character and perception.

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