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Redfearn admits Leeds United's biggest strength is also their Achilles' Heel

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The Leeds boss admits his side's youthful exuberance gives them as much chance of going unbeaten as it does coming unstuck.

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn says his young side are capable of 'beating anyone' on their day but admits they are equally capable of coming unstuck, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

Such is the nature of footballers at a young age, says the Leeds head coach, the Yorkshire side's confidence in their abilities could see them beat the very best teams in the Championship.

And they have proven as much, conquering the likes of Bournemouth, Derby County, Middlesbrough and more - often with ease.

Having such a young talented side, though, is a double-edged sword, believes Redfearn.

Indeed, Leeds can just as easily come unstuck, according to their manager, because mistakes are simply 'natural' in younger players.

"On our day, we're capable of beating anyone, if I'm honest," the 49-year-old said.

"But we're also capable of coming unstuck. Because young players make mistakes. It's natural, it's part of the process.

"But the more they play together the less they make mistakes and I think that's been really apparent in this run."

Leeds face Blackpool at Bloomfield Road later today looking to continue their fine recent form. The Yorkshire side's most recent trip saw them beat Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage and all the indications would point to a similar outcome at the Championship's bottom club.

Indications mean nothing when it comes down to it, though, and this young Leeds side will certainly find it a challenge playing to their strengths on Blackpool's out-of-sorts pitch.

For that, however, they can draw upon the experience of their recent 1-0 win at Wigan in difficult conditions.

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