Leeds United news: Redfearn's warning to under-performing players after Brentford defeat

Neil Redfearn

The Leeds boss wants more from his players after their 1-0 loss at Elland Road.

A frustrated Neil Redfearn has warned his under-performing Leeds United squad they must swiftly return to their best against Reading on Tuesday night, following their 1-0 defeat to Brentford on Saturday afternoon - according to Leeds' official Twitter feed.

A 65th-minute winner from Tottenham loanee Alex Pritchard gave Mark Warburton's Brentford side all three points at Elland Road and Redfearn knows his team can perform better.

Intriguingly, the 49-year-old said he doesn't feel Leeds were poor, per se, although he admitted that they could have done better and need to take more of their chances.

As such, Redfearn wants to see a lot more from his Leeds players against Reading in midweek.

The defeat drops Leeds to 20th in the Championship table, with Redfearn's men only five points clear of the drop zone and three points above Brighton and Hove Albion - who also lost on Saturday against Nottingham Forest.

Brentford, meanwhile, move up to fourth, while Steve Clarke's Reading side face United having moved up to 13th in the standings.

Pritchard's winner ended a four-game unbeaten run for Leeds, who host Millwall after travelling to Reading.

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