Three damning Leeds United stats about their current predicament

Elland Road pitchside

Leeds United are a club in trouble right now.

Leeds United lost 2-0 to Blackburn Rovers last night, delivering a terrible performance to accompany the result.

Their defeat triggered three unwanted, and quite damning statistics, which might not make pleasant reading for fans. 

1) This is Leeds United's worst start to the season since 2007. That was the year they were relegated from the Championship and into League One.

2) The opening goal conceded against Blackburn Rovers was the fastest goal Leeds have conceded in their 96 year history.

3) In the last 12 months, Leeds United have won just one more game at Elland Road (3) than Blackburn Rovers have (2).

Leeds have recently appointed a new manager in Steve Evans, but he is still searching for a victory after three games, with their next game coming up against Cardiff City next Tuesday.

The Whites desperately need a win to boost their flagging confidence, with the players looking daunted at playing in front of an increasingly angry crowd.

With supporters venting their frustrations towards the club owner, and an average-quality side going into their shells, it is a toxic mix which does not bode well for the rest of the season, but there is still plenty of time for Evans to turn it around - providing he is given patience from Massimo Cellino.

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