Lima, January 2, 2022Updated on 02/01/2022 05:13 pm
The Premier League is still underway and this Sunday some matches were played on date 21. One of the protagonists of the day was Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United, who managed to win 3-1 at home over Burnley, in a key duel in the bottom area of the leaderboard. The match was very important for the ‘Loco’ and he did not hide his emotion after the goal that ensured the victory.
The club led by the Argentine coach had a 2-1 advantage, which was not definitive. However, at 92 ′ his team reached the third goal, thanks to Daniel James, who beat goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey with a head, with some suspense. The joy was unleashed in the stands of Elland Road, and also in the bench of substitutes.
According to the cameras, Marcelo Bielsa did not hesitate to hug one of his assistants, reflecting the tranquility he felt with the annotation. After the game, the strategist commented on what happened at a press conference.
“It was a necessary victory. It was a relief for us to get it. In general, we dominated the game, we generated danger, they created little, although everything was very difficult. We had an opponent who knows exactly how to play, but we managed to keep the distance on the scoreboard in this very complicated duel”, Explained the ‘Loco’.
In the same way, he highlighted the reaction of his players, who celebrate a victory after four dates (a draw and three defeats in a row). “I thought that once again it was going to cost us to recover, because the difficulty to establish a difference was renewed. However, we play very similar to what we did before”, Sentenced Bielsa.
How are Leeds doing in the Premier League?
Currently, Leeds United is in the 16th box with 19 points, taking eight ahead of Burnley (18th), the club that marks the relegation zone. However, it is worth mentioning that the same team has four pending games, while those led by Marcelo Bielsa only two.