11 games left: Three people whose future at Elland Road is all to play for

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As Leeds United suffered their third defeat in a row, we take a look at three people who will now be under the microscope with 11 games left of the season.

In a game that was always going to be a tough ask for the Leeds United players, the weekend's game was just another day in the office for Burnley who extended their lengthy unbeaten run at home.

Despite the loss, it seems Brian McDermott was largely satisfied with the Leeds United performance, declaring it an improvement.

''It was an improvement but we are desperately disappointed not to have won the game, never mind drawn it,'' McDermott said.

'First half I felt we were the better side and we played how you have to play in this league. Unfortunately we gave a couple of goals away which is disappointing but having said that we were much better than we have been in the last two games.

'We got behind them and put them under a lot of pressure. We got to the second balls but from my point of view we didn't get a result.'

It's now six games without a win for McDermott, who has a much bigger problem in the fact Leeds have only recorded two wins in three whole months.

We take a look at three people at the club that should be feeling the pressure and need to up their game in the club's last 11 matches.

Brian McDermott

The obvious name on the list is McDermott because since mid-December he has only one win to his name in football management. The 5-1 win against Huddersfield in February was the game he was technically sacked for and therefore can't be counted in his record.

Regardless of the technicalities, he has had a lot of support from the Leeds United fans, but now the tide is turning. I can't imagine anything other than a good run in the last 11 games of the season will be enough for him to hold his job as new ownership could come in to ring the changes.

Rodolph Austin

The former Leeds United skipper hasn't been at the races this season and despite giving up the captaincy to hopefully rekindle his form, it just hasn't happened for him yet.

After putting in a half-decent performance against Burnley, many supporters will hope he can keep that level of performance up for most weeks. Otherwise next season, I can't see him remaining a Leeds United player.

Noel Hunt

The former Reading striker is currently out of team and against Burnley remained an unused sub. The 31-year-old is yet to score his first goal in a Leeds United shirt and after 11 games played, it simply is not good enough.

He is likely to be one of the club's highest paid players after signing on a free from relegated Premier League side Reading and now needs to start showing his worth. He has 11 games to break into the side, make an impact and at least show he isn't a very poor signing on very decent wages.

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