Video: Leeds owner Massimo Cellino reacts in the stands with Leeds 2-0 down

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Massimo Cellino displayed a mix of emotions as Leeds United sunk to defeat.


Leeds United suffered a humiliating start against Blackburn Rovers last night, and never recovered.

The Whites conceded twice in the opening minutes at Elland Road, and causing the home crowd to be stadium stunned.

Owner Massimo Cellino was no different, captured by the SkySports cameras in the crowd, deep in thought, with the weight of the world on his shoulders.

Leeds did not improve, going onto lose the game 2-0, and the tension at the stadium only grew. Fans expressed their anger, chanting against the Italian, urging him to leave the club.

Head coach Steve Evans cut a frustrated figure on the sideline, as his first game as Leeds head coach at Elland Road ended up being an unmitigated disaster.

The club's woeful home run continues of seven months without a victory, and it is close to stretching to eight.

Fan pressure is clearly growing on Cellino, but he has not once shown he has any intention of selling up and moving on. If results do not improve on the pitch, his presence will only come under more scrutiny.

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