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McCoist says Leeds will likely be tremendous in terms of avoiding the scrap of relegation

McCoist says Leeds

Ally McCoist has informed Amazon Prime that he thinks Leeds United will likely be “excellent” in terms of avoiding relegation loss this season – in the event that they carry out as they did in opposition to Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis.

Leeds suffered a 3-1 defeat at Elland Highway in opposition to Pep Guardiola’s group on Wednesday night time. It took Metropolis till moments earlier than half-time to guide 1-0 – and Rodri put the ball residence. That is after saving Ilan Mesler.

Metropolis’s momentum noticed them rating two objectives shortly after the break. A mistake by Robin Koch despatched Jack Grealish into the purpose – squared Erling Haaland. Then Grealish bought a second help to Haaland, to make it 3-0.

Sam Greenwood’s nook noticed Pascal Struijk get a comfort for Leeds, but it surely wasn’t sufficient. Nevertheless, there have been positives to be drawn from Leeds shedding 3-1 – significantly within the likes of Willie Junonto and Brendan Aronson.

Commentary at Elland Highway, McCoist was requested if he felt Leeds had what it takes to keep away from falling. He stated: They are going to be tremendous. Primarily based on tonight’s efficiency, they will be tremendous,” throughout his function as co-commentator.

“Clearly they work for one another, they work with the supervisor. They’re solely outdone in components of the sport, which is not a criticism as a result of that is Man Metropolis. However I feel they will be tremendous, they’ve a whole lot of vitality.”

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McCoist: Leeds will likely be tremendous in terms of avoiding relegation

Leeds at the moment sit fifteenth however have a match in hand with the vast majority of groups in and round them. 4 wins, however solely two in 13 matches in all competitions. Nevertheless, they’ve gained two of their final 5 league matches.

Two of these three defeats are in opposition to Metropolis and Tottenham. A troublesome journey to Newcastle follows, adopted by a four-game collection the place Jesse Marsh will want factors. West Ham, Aston Villa, Brentford and Nottingham Forest.

There’s a lot to do for Marsh and his gamers at Leeds. However it’s in our arms. Two new signings in January will assist Leeds keep away from being scrapped down the desk. Whether or not or not that may materialize is one other matter.

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