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Rosler explains what he told Leeds squad following defeat, analyses Buckley's debut

Uwe Rosler

Uwe Rosler commented on Leeds' defeat to Birmingham City this afternoon.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has told LUTV and BBC Radio Leeds that he may have to change his tactics at home, and spoke about Will Buckley's debut for the club. 

Leeds lost for the third time in the last four games this afternoon, as they slumped to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Birmingham City.

Goals from Blues wingers Demarai Gray and Jacques Maghoma handed Gary Rowett's men all three points, leaving Rosler with plenty to do over the international break.

With just two goals scored in the last four games, Leeds have hit a bad run of form, and manager Rosler is still searching for his first home win this season.

After the game, Rosler spoke to LUTV about the defeat, and admitted that he may have to change the line-ups for home games following a discussion with the squad at full time.

"I've just said to the players in the dressing room that the answers have to come through all of us," said Rosler. "I think, at the moment, we're not getting the potential out of our players at home games; not offensively and not defensively."

"I always wanted to play the game in the right way, and I think we did that. But I think at home, we have to come up with some different team selections, probably simplifying our way of play."

Rosler also handed a debut to new signing Will Buckley, after the winger arrived on loan from Sunderland. The 25-year-old played 57 minutes before being replaced by Jordan Botaka, and Rosler told BBC Radio Leeds that he saw glimpses of quality from the wide man.

"I felt Will was lively, but we never really got him in a position - or he got himself in a position - that he could run at defenders: that was really the plan. The first game is always difficult at times, because you have not trained and played much with the players. I think there is much more to come from him. Now he has two weeks with us, and I think he will improve, no problem," said the German.

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