Rosler explains how Leeds' lack of experience plays to their advantage

Uwe Rosler

The Leeds boss has been discussing the plus points of youth...

Leeds United boss Uwe Rosler has put a good spin on the Elland Road outfit's biggest perceived weakness, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

Indeed, a youthful Leeds squad can be accused of lacking experience heading into a long, grueling Championship campaign. But the German feels his side's younger years actually play to their advantage in situations like their current one.

After United's late collapse against Bristol City, Rosler feels his squad are forgetting and moving on quickly - something more experienced players might not necessarily be able to do.

According to the Leeds boss, younger players will dwell less and, as such, the 2-2 draw in Bristol hasn't created a hang over within the team.

Rosler told BBC Radio Leeds: "They forget quick! They look forward to the next game.

"Sometimes the hangover with more experienced players, they see the consequences ahead. Results are sometimes bigger for them. A young squad forget quicker and move on.

"Innocent, clean [Rosler laughs]. For me, there is no hang over from the Bristol City game."

It's an interesting way of looking at things and, if correct, should provide a good balance when it comes to crucial moments during the Championship campaign that could see Leeds' lack of experience hinder them.

There is still some wisdom in the years of Sol Bamba, Mirco Antenucci and more if United's youngsters need some guidance. But Rosler's point demonstrates the plus points of having a younger team. Let's hope it isn't just wishful thinking.

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