Steve Evans explains what he thinks of Leeds fans chanting and booing

Elland Road pitchside

The Leeds head coach has been discussing the Elland Road faithful.

Steve Evans has praised Leeds United's fans after their 2-0 defeat to Blackburn Rovers, according to Sky Sports.

And the Scot feels the supporters at Elland Road are entitled to voice their opinion after seven months without a home win.

Leeds fans could be heard chanting against the club's owner Massimo Cellino, as well as various other subjects, as they expressed their frustration on Thursday night - Blackburn had gone 2-0 up within six minutes.

But Evans believes supporters only booed and chanted more as the game went on due to a lack of fight from his players. He does not hold anything against them for doing so.

Evans told Sky Sports after full-time: "I think the fans were fantastic. They are entitled to voice their opinion at half-time. They were more concerned as the game went towards half-time than at 2-0, when they were in shock like the rest of us."

Next up for Leeds is another home game - against Cardiff City.

Normally, any side would relish the chance to bounce back in front of their own fans. For the Whites, though, playing at Elland Road has clearly been a problem for seven long months.

Cardiff are also doing well, sitting only three points off the play-off places and eight off Championship leaders Brighton.

It's beginning to look bleaker and bleaker when it comes to Leeds actually getting a result at home. But all it takes is one.

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