Leeds manager Jesse Marsh has hit back at “horrendous” reports that some members of his squad have backed him, calling them wrong after his side’s 5-2 FA Cup win over Leeds. has declared
The Whites won their first FA Cup match in six years on Wednesday night as two goals from both Wilfred Gunto and Patrick Bamford A great replay sealed the victory for the Championship side..
After the match, Leeds chief executive Angus Kinnear embraced Marsh in front of the media before his post-match press conference began in a clear sign of unity between the under-fire manager and the club’s hierarchy.
With Leeds sitting two points above the relegation zone. Super Sunday Visiting Brentford at Elland Road, Marsh said his entire squad was “united” and “together”.
“I know it’s hard for everyone to be patient and if we’re not getting results, I get into the spotlight,” Marsh said.
“I want to try and keep my faith in this team for my fans, for my club, for everyone as I see them. [the players] Every day, I see their work ethic. I see their commitment to each other.
“Even the report that comes out, the ‘BS’ that some players are against me, is just horrible, just horrible. We are united, we are together, we are doing everything we can as a group.
“We’re all taking responsibility, especially me. And we believe in ourselves and we know we’re going to get better.
“I know I’ve taken a lot of criticism and rightfully so in some cases, but I feel internally that we’re moving in the right direction.”
Leeds’ next five matches
Brentford (H) – Sunday 22nd January, 2pm – Live on Sky Sports
Accrington/Borehamwood (A) – Saturday 28th January, 3pm
Nottingham Forest (A) – Sunday 5 February, 2pm – Live on Sky Sports
Manchester United (H) – Sunday 12 February, 2pm – Live on Sky Sports
Everton (A) – Saturday 18th February, 3pm
Watch Leeds United vs Brentford this Super Sunday live on Sky Sports Premier League from 1pm. Kick-off at 2 p.m
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