Guy Luzon reveals what he told Charlton players to spark Leeds victory

Charlton Athletic - The Valley

Charlton Athletic defeated Leeds United 2-1 at The Valley today.

Charlton Athletic boss Guy Luzon has told the club's official website that he had to demand more from his players at half-time against Leeds United.

The Addicks fell behind to a goal from Steve Morison, but roared back in the second half to complete a surprise comeback.

Tony Watt brought them back level on 75 minutes, before Yoni Buyens converted a penalty just five minutes later to win the game.

Charlton have now won five of the last ten matches, and appear to be heading in the right direction under Luzon, who was only appointed in January.

However, the Israeli explained to the Charlton Athletic official website that he wasn't happy with the display in the first half, and demanded a higher tempo during the half time interval in order to spark a comeback over Leeds.

"I did not like the tempo and the rhythm that they showed in the first-half," said Luzon. "We spoke in the dressing room that we had to change the rhythm if we wanted to come back to win the game.

"We had to play with more passion and aggression and the players did it well in the second half. It’s not the first time that we have changed a result, and it shows good character in the team. We need to continue like that and finish the season with a good taste," he added.

For Leeds, it's five defeats in a row and manager Neil Redfearn endured a difficult return to The Valley, the club he played for as a midfielder during the 1990's - and after squandering the lead against Charlton, he will be keen to make sure his Leeds side don't encounter similar problems in the coming weeks.

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