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Tony Cascarino questions Leeds United's recent form in their quest to earn promotion

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa watches on during the first half

Leeds United picked up a valuable three points at home to Bolton Wanderers over the weekend.

Ezgjan Alioski of Leeds United celebrates with teammates after scoring his sides second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers at Elland Road...

talkSPORT pundit Tony Cascarino has brutally claimed that Leeds United 'don't look like a team that is fighting for the top of the table' as he also agreed that they are looking 'vulnerable' in their race for promotion. 

Marcelo Bielsa's side are unbeaten in their last three Championship matches and have won back-to-back league games as they are still on course to earn promotion to the Premier League.

They recorded a 2-1 win over Bolton Wanderers over the weekend, without key centre-forward Kemar Roofe, with striker Patrick Bamford stepping up and taking his place - he opened the scoring from the penalty spot. 


Speaking to Weekend Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT (24/02/2019 at 8:25 am), Cascarino claimed that Norwich City and Sheffield United, who are ahead of Leeds in the table, are in 'much better form' than their promotion rivals. 

"Well, they lost their centre-forward, Kemar Roofe, [which] is an issue," Cascarino told talkSPORT. "I'd agree [that they are vulruable]. I think their form, certainly of late, has been indifferent. 

"They don't look like a team that is fighting for the top of the table. They go to QPR in midweek - they are a side that is keeping their noses and matching everybody around them. I actually think the two teams around them are in much better form (Sheffield United and Norwich)."

Manager Chris Wilder of Sheffield United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Reading at Bramall Lane on February 16, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

Following their 3-3 draw at Aston Villa at the start of the month, Sheffield United have won three games on the bounce, including beating fourth-placed West Brom at the weekend.

As for current leaders Norwich, they have won four out of their five league matches, including beating Leeds in their own backyard. 

However, Bielsa's side have the chance to move top of the table on Tuesday night if they beat QPR at Loftus Road, if they fail to pick up a win then a point would still see them move into second place.

Leeds supporters will be well aware that these are the crunch moments for their team as positive results in these next few weeks could start to lay down the final steps of a potential return to the promised land. 

Young Leeds United fans wave flags before the match during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers at Elland Road on February 23, 2019 in Leeds, England.

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