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Uwe Rosler reacts to Jordan Botaka's performance, singles out huge weakness

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The Leeds boss has been discussing the summer signing's display against Birmingham City.

Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler praised Jordan Botaka's contribution down the right-hand side against Birmingham City on Saturday afternoon but singled out one huge weakness, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

Indeed, the German was pleased with the 22-year-old overall but was disappointed with his final ball.

Leeds carried on a several-month run of failing to win at Elland Road, with Birmingham beating the Yorkshire side 2-0.

And, when asked about Botaka, Rosler told BBC Radio Leeds: "He did a lot of good things but... the final ball.

"He gave us momentum. Our game plan was to get the ball in the wide areas and try to isolate their left-back."

Leeds' selection out wide is becoming as big of a conundrum as their home form. Stuart Dallas is a sure bet down the left but, out wide right, Sam Byram has already been dropped and Rosler clearly wants more from Botaka.

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Either way, things don't really get easier for Leeds, with their next game also at Elland Road - against Championship leaders Brighton.

Rosler will have had the international break to work with his side going into that fixture and it will be a very crucial period indeed for the Whites boss if Leeds are to bounce back, especially at their home ground.

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