It's emerging that Leeds United have an urgent problem to solve

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Leeds United's inability to hold onto leads is costing them dearly.

Leeds United allowed the three points to slip from their grasp against Blackburn Rovers, losing 2-1.

Neil Redfearn's side had been 2-1 up, but suffered another late second half collapse - And it is not the first time recently.

In their last seven games including matches under Darko Milanic, Leeds have surrendered leads to drop points to five different teams.

  • 1-0 up v Blackburn, lost 2-1
  • 1-0 and 2-1 up v Charlton, drew 2-2
  • 1-0 up v Wolves, lost 2-1
  • 1-0 up v Norwich, drew 1-1
  • 1-0 up v Rotherham, lost 2-1

That's a huge 13 points thrown away in five matches they would have wanted to see out.

Add those 13 points onto Leeds' tally of 20, and instead of sitting in 16th four points above the relegation places, they would be in SECOND position with 33 occupying an automatic promotion spot one point behind leaders Derby,

The only exception to the norm in recent weeks was in the game against Sheffield Wednesday in early October where Leeds came back from a goal down at home to draw 1-1.

While it emphasises the potential in the Leeds side, it's a trend which cannot be allowed to continue if the club are to achieve anything of note this season. 

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