Rosler refuses to discuss Leeds United player Giuseppe Bellusci's poor performance

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The Leeds United boss watched his side lose 3-0 this weekend.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has been speaking to BBC Radio Leeds after his side lost 3-0 to Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.

Boro ran out comfortable winners but it could have been so different if Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci had not looked quite so out of form, making a mistake before David Nugent opened the scoring and heading past his own goalkeeper to double the hosts’ advantage.

Bellusci has barely been used in recent weeks, remaining on the bench for matches against Sheffield Wednesday, Derby County, Brentford and Ipswich Town before coming on for the last minute against MK Dons last weekend.

However he was back from the start a week later despite the presence of Liam Cooper in the match-day squad, but when asked about Bellusci’s latest performance Rosler refused to single him out.

“I think it would be unfair after losing 3-0 to go into details of any individual player,” Rosler told the BBC. “I saw the game, you saw the game and that is where we should leave it.”

Of course he is unlikely to be so forgiving behind the scenes after Bellusci put in what was nothing short of a horror show, and the Leeds boss’s next team selection should make for interesting reading.

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