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Steve Evans feels sorry for Liam Bridcutt... let down by team-mates?

The Leeds head coach has been discussing the 26-year-old after his side's heavy defeat to Huddersfield.

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans says he felt sorry for Liam Bridcutt on Saturday afternoon as he was often a 'lone furrow' in midfield against Huddersfield, according to BBC Radio Leeds.

Indeed, Leeds lost 4-1 to Huddersfield at Elland Road and many players simply shirked responsibility for the Whites.

But not Bridcutt, who was let down by his team-mates...

The Scot told the BBC on Saturday: "I felt sorry for Liam today. I think he was a lone furrow at times in the middle of that midfield."

Bridcutt seemed to earn respect from Leeds fans yesterday for his efforts - of which there was already plenty.

Many, however, are now fearing the 26-year-old may snub United in the summer if they want to sign him permanently.

What does Bridcutt have to gain from being a 'lone furrow' during heavy defeats?

Yes, Leeds had won three games in a row going into their Yorkshire derby. But, at the same time, they've now suffered two heavy defeats in their last five games. It's very up and down...

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