Uwe Rosler says he was astonished by Steve Cotterill's comments

Uwe Rosler

The Leeds boss has responded to the Bristol City coach's assessment of the two sides' 2-2 draw.

Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler has responded to Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill's claims that the Whites were 'battered' over the course of 90 minutes during their 2-2 draw on Wednesday night, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Cotterill had claimed that Bristol City battered Leeds throughout their stalemate - an intriguing claim considering his side were 2-0 down with just minutes to go.

Mirco Antenucci, from the spot, and Chris Wood netted for United but a late collapse saw City peg Rosler's men back to a 2-2 draw late on.

And the German is quoted as telling reporters during his pre-Sheffield Wednesday press conference: "I was astonished about my colleague’s statement after the game. I didn’t see the game that way.

"The majority of the play Bristol had but we looked very comfortable and I couldn’t see them scoring. Lapses got them back into the game - and the fact that there were six minutes of [injury] time."

Next up for Leeds is a Yorkshire derby against Sheffield Wednesday and fans, as well as Rosler himself, will no doubt want to put an end to the Elland Road outfit's current trend of giving points up.

Leeds led against Burnley but conceded a late equaliser, before drawing 0-0 at Reading. The Bristol City comeback was the tip of the iceberg.

But the claim United were battered was certainly a strange one to make - and Rosler is well within his rights to call Cotterill out on it.

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