Leeds United secured victory over Hull at the weekend, and Tom Adeyemi has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that if the Whites play like they did in that game every week, then not many teams would be able to cope with them.
Adeyemi said: “If we can perform like that against Hull then we can do it against other teams. And if we do that, I don’t think there will be too many who can live with us.”
Adeyemi played a key role in the victory, scoring the second goal which all-but handed Leeds the victory over high-flying Hull.
Chris Wood netted the opening goal, and although Hull tried to fight back in the second half, they could only muster a single strike courtesy of Ahmed Elmohamady.
Hull were not at their best, but it was arguably Leeds’ best performance of the season, and head coach Steve Evans had his risky tactical choices praised at the end of the game after changing from his usual 4-4-2 to a 4-1-4-1.
Liam Bridcutt sat in the holding role, allowing both Adeyemi and Lewis Cook to move further forward, and this meant Wood had more support in the final third.
It was a fantastic all-round performance, and if Leeds can play like this on a more consistent basis, they will certainly pick up some more impressive results.
A play-off finish still seems too far off, but Adeyemi is correct to suggest that Leeds can now defeat anyone in the league when at top form
There are some truly talented Championship level stars in their team, and now that they are in a system which suits their style of play, things can only continue to improve at Elland Road.