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Leeds United boss Steve Evans on what Stuart Dallas said to him after being substituted

Stuart Dallas was taken off with 10 minutes remaining in Leeds United's 2-1 win over Hull City at the weekend.

Steve Evans has told BBC Radio Leeds that Stuart Dallas was exhausted when he came off during Leeds United’s 2-1 win against Hull City at the weekend.

Dallas was withdrawn from the action at Elland Road with 10 minutes to go, and his efforts in the fixture left him feeling fatigued.

The Northern Ireland international was tirelss in his work, as he supported Leeds’ attacking players, and made sure he put in a shift defensively.

And Evans said: “Stuart Dallas said to me when he came off the pitch: ‘Gaffer, I’ve got nothing left. I’ve got nothing left’.

“I think it was a struggle for him to walk past me and sit down.”

Dallas played a key role in helping Leeds to an unexpected victory over the high-flying Tigers on Saturday.

The Whites were short of form going into the contest, but they put in arguably their finest performance under Evans’ stewardship so far to overcome the promotion chasers.

Goals from Chris Wood and Tom Adeyemi gave Leeds to a two-goal advantage, and even though Ahmed Elmohamady did pull one back for the vistors it was not enough.

The win has provided reason for optimism for Leeds fans, who had grown concerned about what directon their season was heading in.

The Whites are now in 17th place in the Championship table, while Hull sit in fourth spot.

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