Leeds legend Eddie Gray doesn't elect a top performer against Middlesbrough

Elland Road pitchside

The Yorkshire outfit found themselves all at sea against Aitor Karanka's flying Boro side.

Leeds United were beaten by three goals to nil at the Riverside yesterday, in what was quite possibly the worst representation of the team since Uwe Rosler took over at the club.

Middlesbrough were far from their best on the day, yet still had more than enough to sweep aside a feeble performance from the Whites, who will have to rebound quickly next weekend.

Speaking to LUTV after the game, Leeds legend Eddie Gray struggled to pick a man-of-the-match for Rosler's team, in what rather summed up their trip to Teesside.

"I don't think anybody really stood out, I'll be honest with you," Gray told LUTV reporter Michael Weadock. "I thought Antenucci did OK, when he got (his) opportunity. Botaka, in his first game - alright."

The harsh defeat condemns Leeds back to a mid-table position in the Championship, when ahead of kick-off, a win at the Riverside could theoretically have taken them into a play-off position.

Up next for the Whites is the visit of Birmingham City this weekend, where Rosler and co will be hoping to get back in the winning column after their disappointment on the road.

It doesn't promise to be an easy task however. Leeds haven't won any of their opening four home games this season, and are undergoing somewhat of a nervous period on home soil.

 

 

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