Jesse Marsch emphasises length of Leeds ‘combat’, refusing guilty Ayling or Meslier

Jesse Marsch emphasises length of Leeds ‘combat’, refusing guilty Ayling or Meslier

Jesse Marsch has vowed that Leeds United will “combat for our lives” once they fell into the Premier League relegation area with just 3 video games to go.

Leeds United lost 2-1 to Arsenal on Sunday afternoon, after falling at the back of early on. Ex-loanee Eddie Nketiah made the most of an Illan Meslier error to position the Gunners beforehand earlier than doubling their gain inner 10 mins.

Luke Ayling turned into then given a straight red card before the half-hour mark to make it an excellent more uphill climb for Marsch’s men.

But they pulled one again thru Diego Llorente within the 2nd 1/2, most effective to fail to find an equaliser.

It manner they're inside the backside 3 because of an inferior purpose difference to Burnley, after the awful news that Everton had received in opposition to Leicester to overtake them.

Leeds can handiest cognizance on themselves and they'll ought to be higher of their remaining suits to face any chance of staying within the top-flight.

Their manager, who changed Marcelo Bielsa in February, is aware they ought to raise their standards. That stated, he knew he become inheriting a elaborate venture all along.

For the Arsenal loss, he praised their reaction in the 2nd half but admitted the damage had already been done.

He advised Match of the Day: “I think we had a honestly awful start and dug a hollow for ourselves which we didn’t want to.

“At 1/2-time we pointed out keeping our composure and treating the sport find it irresistible was zero-zero. That’s what we did.

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