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Rob Kelly speaks about the importance of Leeds United's start to the season

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The Leeds United assistant has been speaking about the first six games of the campaign.

Leeds United assistant Rob Kelly has been speaking to the club’s official television station ahead of the Whites’ next Championship match.

Just three days on from their 1-1 draw with Brentford, Leeds host Ipswich Town on Tuesday evening hoping to continue their unbeaten start to the campaign.

Leeds may have only won one match to date – a 2-1 victory against Derby County prior to the international break – but they are yet to taste defeat in their six Championship matches and that fighting spirit bodes well for the challenges to come.

Of course Leeds manager Uwe Rosler will be hoping to turn draws into victories and there is much to be said for an undefeated run, and Kelly appreciates its importance especially when you consider the sheer number of changes that took place at Elland Road this summer.

“Run’s start somewhere and we’ve started one now,” Kelly told Leeds United TV. “We don’t want to give that up easily and we’ll do everything we can not to give that up easily and work hard at turning draws into wins.

“But it’s important that we don’t lose that ability and that character to not get beat; that’s very, very important.”

The longer Leeds can maintain this run the better it will be for their mentality and they could start to believe that they will simply not be beaten.

With so many new signings it was always going to take time for them to bed in and the latest – Jordan Botaka – will be hoping to have an impact in the weeks ahead. But whatever happens the Leeds faithful can be happy with the never-say-die attitude that Rosler has wasted little time instilling in his players.

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