Charlton Athletic boss Karel Fraeye explains change he has seen at Leeds United under Steve Evans

Charlton Athletic

Steve Evans' weekend rival sees more aggressive football.

Leeds United take on Charlton Athletic this weekend and many will expect the club to be the victors on their trip to The Valley.

Charlton are facing a relegation battle and lost 3-2 against league leaders Brighton after initially going down 2-0.

Leeds however come in to the game off the back of a 2-1 win over Hull City in the Championship.

Ahead of the game Charlton Athletic interim manager Karel Fraeye has been discussing Leeds United's change under Steve Evans.

He believes the Elland Road outfit now play a more aggressive style. He told the Charlton Athletic website:

“Leeds are a good side, and a different team to Brighton. Since their new manager came in, they have been very aggressive. They are all over the pitch, they will press us a lot.

“It will be a different game to last weekend and I think Leeds are more Ipswich than they are Brighton.”

It is certainly fair to say that Leeds United have changed their approach under Evans. Uwe Rosler played a rather deliberate style that was not as easy on the eye as the German might have thought.

Evans has tapped into a more swashbuckling style at Leeds and against Hull City it was perhaps the best Leeds have implemented the Evans way since he took over from Rosler.

Charlton's boss will be hoping he can nullify that threat on Saturday as Leeds look to dump more misery on the struggling Addicks.

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