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Leeds United fans react to Felix Wiedwald's performance

Leeds United's German goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald collects the ball as Leicester City's English striker Jamie Vardy closes in during the English League Cup fourth round football match...

Felix Wiedwald is back in the crosshairs of the Leeds United faithful.

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...

You can't help but feel a bit sorry for goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald - unless you're a Leeds United fan of course, in which case sympathy will and has given way for a strong dislike.

The German goalkeeper has been back in Thomas Christiansen's first XI over the past month or so, having endured an error-laden start to life in West Yorkshire and surrendered the number shirt to Andy Lonergan temporarily.

But Lonergan might just fancy his chances of earning a recall when Leeds host Nottingham Forest tomorrow after the 27-year-old's latest error.

Leeds United's German goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald looks to release the ball during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Leicester City and Leeds United at King Power...

United lost 1-0 at Birmingham City on Saturday as an 83rd-minute strike from Jacques Maghoma proved enough to end the Whites' four-match winning streak.

The former Werder Bremen man parried Jota's weak effort right into the path of Maghoma, who smashed home from six yards, and suffice to say that the Leeds supporters aren't happy.

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

One thing abundantly clear is that Leeds need a new goalkeeper in January and failure to sign one could and probably will cost them a playoff place.

Harsh as it might sound, Wiedwald is a liability at this stage, one who simply can't be trusted, and Victor Orta, United's Director of Football, must bring in somebody a lot better.

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