Brentford youth coach reveals area Leeds youngsters were superior to his side

Leeds United's youngsters beat Brentford's development squad earlier this week.

Brentford's youth team coach Lee Carsley has admitted to the club's official website that Leeds United's youngsters' energy levels were superior to those of his side when the two teams met on Tuesday.

Leeds beat Brentford 2-1, thanks to two late goals from Dario Del Fabro and Luke Parkin, and Carsley says that the Whites showed greater fitness levels throughout the match.

Carsley feels that the Bees' gruelling schedule had impacted on the side and Leeds were able to take advantage of his side's fatigue.

“Leeds looked a lot more energetic than us," Carsley explained.

“They have played one game a week for the past two or three weeks and we have played three games in eight days.

“We have not had the chance to rest any of the lads so it has been a good experience for them."

Brentford currently have some bright prospects coming through at their club, but Leeds' youth-team have proved to be a force to be reckoned with this season.

The Whites have one of the most productive youth systems in the country and their current crop of youngsters appear to be some of the most exciting to come through in recent times.

Lewis Cook, Sam Byram, Alex Mowatt and Charlie Taylor have already broken through into Leeds' first-team and it seems more will follow in the near future.

If they are already earning complements from opposition managers, that can only stand them in good stead and Leeds boss Neil Redfearn will be pleased to see his youngsters clearly trying hard to impress.

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch