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Thomas Christiansen comments on Leeds United defeat

Thomas Christiansen manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United at Molineux on November 22, 2017 in...

Leeds United lost their four-match winning streak this afternoon.

Leeds player Mateusz Klich in action 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 head coach Thomas Christiansen has revealed to LUTV that his decision to introduce Mateusz Klich before striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Birmingham City was because he intended to settle for a point.

The Whites' four-match winning streak ended as Jacques Maghoma's 83rd-minute winner was enough to give Leeds their first defeat since losing to Wolves on November 22.

Christiansen puzzled United fans on 69 minutes by putting on a defensive player in Klich instead of Lasogga, who has five Championship goals this season.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds United reacts after a missed chance during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on October 31, 2017 in Leeds,...

But the Leeds boss reveals a conversation he had with his assistant Julio Banuelos prior to introducing the Polish midfielder, in which they decided to settle for a point.

He told LUTV: "It's always a disappointment not to take the three points.

"There was a situation with my assistant coach before the last change and I said to him 'perhaps one point is not a bad result' and then we conceded and had to make another decision."

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds United is tackled by Aden Flint of Bristol City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21,...

Lasogga came on within a minute of Leeds falling behind and, on reflection, Christiansen might admit that he should've used him earlier.

Kemar Roofe, who started up front ahead of the German hitman, wasn't doing much and only managed 30 touches in 90 minutes.

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