Leeds United fans should have no sympathy for Bristol City

Bristol City face goalkeeping crisis ahead of Leeds clash.

during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Aston Villa at Ashton Gate on August 25, 2017 in Bristol, England.

Bristol City face a goalkeeper dilemma ahead of the visit of Leeds United this weekend.

The Yorkshire Evening Post report Bristol City could be without injured first choice Niki Maenpaa, while deputy Frank Fielding is also ruled out.

This has left the Robins with a choice between two academy goakeepers, or a trialist, if Maenpaa does not make the game.


Leeds fans should have no sympathy for their opponents.

This is because the same fate befell Leeds when the two teams met in November.

First choice Bailey Peacock-Farrell was ruled out with injury, while back up Jamal Blackman had just suffered a season ending injury.

Will Huffer of Leeds United applauds the fans following the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bristol City at Elland Road on November 24, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds had to call on goalkeeper Will Huffer to make his first ever competitive appearance.

Remarkably, Leeds kept a clean sheet, winning 2-0.

Now the tables have turned, and Bristol City need to show the same defensive resolve Leeds did that day.

The Whites will be doing everything they can to make it difficult for them.

Tony Pulis, manager of Middlesbrough  and Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Middlesbrough and Leeds United at the Riverside Stadium,...

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