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Where did it go wrong for Christiansen as Heckingbottom is appointed Leeds United manager?

With Leeds picking up just two points since the Boxing Day win at Burton, dropping to tenth in the table and seven points off the play-offs, Thomas Christiansen departed the club.

Since the clear intention from the start of the season was to make the top six, the dismissal of Christiansen signals a ...

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Five things learnt from Leeds United’s 1-0 win against Norwich

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Leeds moved within one point of the play-offs after edging Norwich City at Elland Road courtesy of Pontus Jansson scoring the side’s only goal for the second home game in a row.

Thomas Christiansen’s side are now unbeaten in four games, and there were positives to take from ...

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Why the first goal has been so crucial in Leeds United games under Christiansen

For the majority of games this season, the first goal has proven to be vital in deciding if Leeds will win or lose. Often Leeds go on to win games when they score the first goal, with the 2-1 home defeat against Derby being the exception to this rule.

The nine times that Leeds have won this season, ...

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3 times Leeds United got one over on a former “friend”

Leeds’ 2-1 victory over former manager Garry Monk’s Middlesbrough was hugely satisfying for Leeds fans after Monk unexpectedly left at the end of last season...

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Are Leeds United Right to Select Older Goalkeepers in Their Starting Line-up?

Last season, Leeds started with Rob Green in goal as one of the first names on the team-sheet every week. Now the 37 year-old is sat on Huddersfield’s bench, seemingly picking up a final pay packet before he retires.

This season, Thomas Christiansen has already turned to 34 year-old Andy Lonergan ...

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Could a change in tactics help Leeds United rediscover their form?

Leeds’ bubble has well and truly been burst after what was such a promising start to the season. Three consecutive defeats have ensured that the euphoria when Leeds topped the table has quickly evaporated...

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The teams most likely to challenge Leeds United in promotion race

Championship football is tantalisingly unpredictable. Already, there are teams who have impressed against the odds, and find themselves better-placed than many would have predicted before a ball was kicked.

The likes of Bristol City, Ipswich Town, Sheffield United and Cardiff City are all teams who ...

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Five key things learnt from win over Ipswich

If in doubt, get it out

It has been highly conclusive so far that Felix Wiedwald is a good distributor, and whilst his goalkeeping for the second Ipswich goal was not exactly convincing, he has made a great start to his Leeds United career...

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The reasons why United’s solid defence is key to promotion hopes

Much attention has understandably gone the way of Leeds’ exciting new attack with players such as Samuel Saiz, Ezgjan Alioski, Kemar Roofe, Pablo Hernandez and Pierre-Michel Lassoga whetting the appetite of Leeds fans...

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Can Leeds United keep the unbeaten run going?

Leeds fans will be delighted with the start of the 2017-18 campaign, but there is no chance that Thomas Christiansen will be resting on his laurels. The season is still in its opening stages, and there is a lot of football yet to be played...

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