Thomas Christiansen shares his half-time message to Leeds players

Thomas Christiansen manager of Leeds United looks on before the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley, England.

Leeds United lost against Millwall at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday.

Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen leaves the field during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Leeds United at Portman Road on January 13, 2018 in Ipswich,...

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen has revealed to Leeds Live what he said to his players at half time against Millwall.

The West Yorkshire outfit suffered a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Millwall at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

The Whites were 2-0 and a man down at the interval, but the home team launched a comeback in the second period.

Thomas Christiansen, Manager of Leeds United arrives prior to The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newport County and Leeds United at Rodney Parade on January 7, 2018 in Newport,...

Leeds scored three goals to take a 3-2 lead, only for Millwall to score two late goals to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 4-3 win.

Head coach Christiansen has revealed what he told his Leeds players at half time.

Christiansen told Leeds Live about what he said to his players at the interval: “Well it was probably one of the speeches where I said my opinion straight.

“But at the same time when you say something negative to make the players react, you need to say something positive to make them believe that it's possible.

"And so when my speech and I said finally after some other things that I don't need to say here, do we believe in this team and everyone says yes and the confidence that I expected. And soon was the response, finally they managed to take it on.”

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...

The performance of Leeds in the first half was hugely disappointing, but they were equally brilliant in the second period.

True, conceding two late goals was bad, but the positive is that the players showed the mettle and the determination to make a comeback with 10 men and two goals down.

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