Vital Football

Latest Leeds United News

Playoff Semi Final Leg One: Leeds Reaction

Playoff Semi Final Leg One: Leeds Reaction

Leeds boss Gary McAllister believes that the late Dougie Freedman goal is enough to keep his side well and truly in the League One playoff semi-final stage.

With Leeds set to travel to Cumbria on Thursday, it’s advantage Carlisle hoping that Keiren Westwood isn’t prepared to rescue once more, what could be called a somewhat fortunate smash and grab win.

Speaking to Leedsunited.com the boss said:

“The goal keeps us in the tie,' said McAllister. 'I felt even at 2-0 we would be capable of going up there and making them work hard for it, but this puts a different picture on the game.

“I said before it's a game of 180 minutes and I have a feeling it will go to the last minutes up there.'

“I've got to applaud my players for the effort,' said the boss. 'They kept going beyond the 90 minutes. At times we have to tighten up when are in possession.

“Our final ball wasn't there, but having said that their keeper was terrific. He's a keeper that's impressed a few people this season and he lived up to his billing.

“We got caught on a few counters, and some of their attacking play on the break was good. But in a open first half we did create chances as well and our final ball just wasn't as good as theirs.”

Thankfully away goals don’t count in the playoffs, so we go to Brunton Park ready to pounce!”

Writer:LUFC1
Date:Wednesday May 14 2008
Time: 4:26PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Leeds United Articles

LUFC No Jansson For Leeds At Bristol City

Leeds team to face Bristol City

LUFC Pontus To Point Leeds In The Right Direction?

Betting ahead of the game today

LUFC Christiansen - I Have Confidence In My Players

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen is backing his players to get themselves out of their recent poor run of form

LUFC Bristol City v Leeds United History

Vital Leeds United looks at the head-to-head record between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate over the years.

Archived Vital Leeds Articles

Vital Leeds articles from

Site Journalists

Dazza71
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Bristol City?
Suggested By:
Win46%
Lose 35%
Draw19%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Leeds United Results (view all)

Leeds United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dazza7168
2.Tiny T44
3.DurhamWhite29
4.King Billy25
5.deslondon23
6.erni16
7.Salazzar16
8.Oyper15
9.SimonTVW12
10.bago11
Vital Football Comment