Alex Mowatt and Jason Pearce react to Leeds United’s defeat to Blackburn Rovers

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Alex Mowatt and Jason Pearce admit their disappointment at Leeds United’s failure to pick up all three points from their Championship clash against Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt has conceded his disappointed at failing to lead his side to victory over Blackburn Rovers on Saturday.

Despite taking the lead against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in the Championship, the Whites conceded twice in the second period to suffer a 2-1 defeat.

Souleymane Doukara put Leeds ahead in the 33rd minute, but Jordan Rhodes scored twice in the second half for Blackburn, who ended the contest with 10 men.

Leeds’s performance was encouraging, but the end result left the players and the fans disappointed, with Mowatt admitting as much.

The 19-year-old also paid tribute to Blake Cairns, the younger brother of Leeds goalkeeper Alex who recently passed away in a car crash in Doncaster.

Mowatt’s performance against Blackburn was not his best. In the 90 minutes, the teenager did not make a single tackle, made no interception and created just one chance.

Leeds defender Jason Pearce was also dejected with the result and thanked the fans for their support.

Leeds are currently 16th in Championship table with 20 points from 18 matches, just two points above the relegation zone.

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