Sol Bamba explains exactly what happened during Leeds' transformational team meeting

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Leeds have won three on the bounce since the squad got together after a 4-0 defeat at Brighton.

Leeds United skipper Sol Bamba says the team meeting that transformed the club's form was 'needed' and ensured 'everything came out' for both Steve Evans and the players, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

Indeed, Leeds responded to a thrashing at Brighton by coming together and ensuring they look inward when things go wrong.

And the Ivorian told the BBC: "The performance away at Brighton was very bad. We had a meeting and said we need to change this. It was a good meeting because everything came out.

"We need to look at ourselves when we don't perform. Everyone has to look at themselves and we had a good meeting, it was needed."

Bamba's form and Leeds' as a whole will come as a surprise to many who felt things would only get worse after the 4-0 loss at Brighton.

Perhaps there is a lesson for Massimo Cellino, too? There was talk of Evans getting sacked after that malaise but the Scot remained and three wins on the bounce since have turned United's fortunes around.

That doesn't necessarily mean Evans is the man for the Leeds job long term. The Scot has definitely shown plenty of bad traits at Elland Road this season.

But he's also shown that, when things are good, they can be very, very good at Leeds this term.

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