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Steve Evans outlines Leeds’ immediate challenge

Steve Evans says that Leeds United need to win back-to-back matches in the Championship.

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that his side’s immediate task is to win back-to-back matches in the Championship.

The Whites returned to winning ways in the league on Tuesday evening, when they got the better of Cardiff City 1-0 at home.

Alex Mowatt’s stunning goal in the 63rd minute proved to be the difference between the two sides at Elland Road.

Leeds will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they face Huddersfield Town away from home.

Head coach Evans is targeting a win at the John Smith’s Stadium and has told The Yorkshire Evening Post: “You only have to look at the table to see how tight it is.

“You look at Reading under Steve Clarke, who’s done a fantastic job, and they ran up four or five consecutive wins. They went from the bottom six to the top six quite quickly.

“I think everyone’s waiting for Leeds United to do that. We’ve not been able to do it so far and our next challenge is – to win back-to-back fixtures. If we can do that it’ll send us into the break in a good frame of mind.”

Leeds are 17th in the Championship table at the moment with 16 points from 15 matches, six points above the relegation zone.

The Whites do have some good players, and they will be confident of registering a win against Huddersfield away from home on Saturday.

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