Leeds United fans are worried Thomas Christiansen is making a mistake

Bremen's goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald thanks the supporters ahead of the German first division Bundesliga football match between Werder Bremen and Hertha Berlin on April 29, 2017 in Bremen,...

Leeds United boss has given his backing to goalkeeper Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds manager Thomas Christiansen looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Leeds United fans have expressed reservations over manager Thomas Christiansen insisting he will put his faith in under fire goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald.

Wiedwald's form had been deteriorating prior to the loss at Sheffield Wednesday, and in that game he was was especially poor.

Fans had called for the German to be dropped for veteran Andy Lonergan, but Christiansen insisted during his Thursday press conference that Wiedwald has his support.

Leeds goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald collides with his own player Pontus Jansson whilst clearing a corner during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff...

Christiansen was quoted by the Yorkshire Evening Post: "He comes from a competitive league, the Bundesliga, and from a good team like Werder Bremen.

"Everyone has to settle in. I have to settle in still. We’ve only played a few games in this league and he’s not the only one, there are many others.

“He’s been in this situation before and he will, for sure, come over it. I have faith in all my players."

Leeds goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Christiansen's loyalty should be commended, but he needs Wiedwald to step up.

Leeds host Reading this weekend and they cannot afford for the goalkeeper to be a liability.

If he makes a mistake again, then his position as number one could be indefensible.

Here is a look at how Leeds fans reacted to Christiansen's comments...

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