Steve Evans suggested on the Goals on Sunday show on Sky Sports 1 on Sunday morning (broadcast from 10:30am, September 4, 2016) that Leeds United have to win against Huddersfield Town next weekend.
Leeds will take on Huddersfield at Elland Road in the Championship this coming Saturday.
The Whites will head into the match on the back of a 3-1 defeat to Nottingham Forest away from home at the City Ground in the Championship.
Garry Monk’s side have made a disappointing start to the 2016-17 Championship campaign.
Leeds are aiming to finish in the top six of the league table this season, but at the moment, the West Yorkshire outfit are just a place above the relegation zone.
Former Leeds head coach Evans has suggested that Monk has to guide his team to victory on Saturday afternoon or he could face the prospect of getting sacked.
"I think they have had an inconsistent start to the season,” said Evans on the Goals on Sunday show on Sky Sports 1 on Sunday morning (broadcast from 10:30am, September 4, 2016).
"It was poor, then they turned it with a couple of great results, and then they lost down at Nottingham (Forest) on Saturday (last weekend) and they have got a Yorkshire derby next week with Huddersfield at Elland Road.
"That takes on huge consequences for Garry and perhaps everyone at Elland Road, because they will have to win."
Winning against Huddersfield even at Elland Road will not be easy, as David Wagner’s side are in great form at the moment.
The Terriers are currently at the top of the Championship table, having picked up 13 points from five matches so far.