Leeds boss Evans says players were incensed by Alex Mowatt red card

Leeds United head coach Steve Evans says he will appeal Alex Mowatt's red card.

Alex Mowatt was sent off in the closing stages as Leeds United registered an impressive 2-1 win over Birmingham City.

Leeds head coach Steve Evans has told BBC Radio Leeds that he intends for the club to appeal the referee's decision, and will be speaking to owner Massimo Cellino about it.

He explained that despite the win, his players arrived back in the dressing room at St Andrew's in angry mood, feeling that their teammate had been hard done by.

Evans said: "We'll appeal it. I'll speak to the president. The players were incensed, they were saying gaffer you've got to look at it.

"His foot was on the floor. It was at best yellow."

If unsuccessful then Alex Mowatt will miss the next three games, home fixtures against Reading, Wolves, and away to Hull City.

Two goals from winger Stuart Dallas gave Leeds a 2-1 victory, before Clayton Donaldson netted what proved to be a consolation to set up a nervous finish, and later had a goal disallowed.

Leeds remain in 15th position in the Championship table, the same place in which they finished last season.

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