Leeds United news: Neil Redfearn reacts to Wigan defeat

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Wigan Athletic beat Leeds 2-0 at Elland Road this afternoon.

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn was understandably disappointed after his side lost 2-0 at Elland Road to Wigan Athletic on Boxing Day.

The 49-year-old took particular issue with Leeds' defending and an inability to 'keep the back door shut.'

And Redfearn admits Leeds must do far better in the future, although there is 'plenty of the season to go.'

“We were the better side but you can’t say you’re the better side and get beat 2-0 without keeping the back door shut," Redfearn told LUTV.

“The first goal is a mistake and the second goal is poor defending. A disappointing day.

“The first goal is a mix-up. I’ve lost count of the amount of times we’ve been a good position but said it’s been a mix-up. Other sides don’t seem to make mix-ups, it always seems to be us.

“And the second goal, we’re trying to get ourselves back in it… I made a change at half-time and I thought the change worked. I thought we looked better. But the second goal’s poor.

"We’re down there but there’s a lot of the season to go. There’s a lot of points to play for."

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