Leeds duo Cooper and Dallas hit back on Twitter after dressing room pic row

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United duo hit back at claims of dressing room disharmony.

Dark Clouds form over Elland road as First Division football becomes a reality during the FA Barclaycard Premiership match between Leeds United and Charlton Athletic at Elland Road on May...

Leeds players have hit back at suggestions of a lack of team spirit after a photo surfaced on social media.

The Whites lost 4-1 at home to Cardiff City and were reduced to 10 men at half-time.

After the game a photo was posted on Twitter of the players in the dressing room nearly all looking at their mobile phones and not conversing - sparking claims of a lack of team spirit.

Club captain Liam Cooper and winger Stuart Dallas have hit back, stating that the photo was four hour before kick-off and the images distort real events.

They claimed there is a ban on mobile phones in the lead up to the game.

Leeds have not won a single game in 2018 and performances have been poor.

The loss against Cardiff was the worst of the season so far, with the game over by half-time at 3-0 down and a man down.

This row over a leaked photo is not ideal but it could lead to the players getting fired up - and that ultimately is what fans want to see, passion and pride - leading to positive results once again.

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