Neil Redfearn has suggested that he wants a settled Leeds United starting line-up and does not want to make changes for every match.
Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has suggested that he is unlikely to make too many changes to his team from now on.
The Englishman made just one change to his starting line-up against Blackpool on Saturday from midweek’s match against Charlton Athletic.
Club captain Jason Pearce returned to the team in place of Giuseppe Bellusci, as Leeds eased to a 3-1 victory over the Seasiders at Elland Road in the Championship.
‘I think the thing today (Saturday) is, apart from Pearce coming in for Bellusci, it was the same side that played on Tuesday night’, Leeds’s official website quotes Redfearn as saying.
‘We’re trying to get a little bit of continuity and put things down so it works week-in-week-out. It’s still two forward and one back.
‘They’re looking a little bit more like they should be looking now. They’re playing with that bit of passion and the football’s good’.
Redfearn’s comments will come as good news for the Leeds fans, who have often seen the starting line-ups changed under different managers this season.
Leeds have a truly good team, and one that is capable of finishing in the six of the Championship. Despite their recent struggles, there have been signs of improvement - and if Redfearn settles on his best XI, then the Whites could put together a run of positive results after the two-week international break.
The comments from the Leeds manager should also come as wake-up call to the players. They need to step up and maintain consistency in their performance.