Tony Cascarino shares what Sheffield United boss told him about Leeds United

Sheffield United manager \ head coach Chris Wilder looks on during the Sky Bet Championship fixture between Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on April 19, 2019 in...

Sheffield United and Leeds United are level on points in the Championship table with three games of the season remaining.

Chris Wilder, Manager of Sheffield United celebrates following his sides victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on April...

Tony Cascarino has shared that Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder was 'intrigued' by how Leeds United 'handle the pressure' during the run-in.

At this moment in time, Wilder's side are sitting in second place ahead of their promotion rivals on goal difference.

Speaking to the Weekend Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT (20/04/2019 at 7:15 am), Cascarino shared a conversation he had with Wilder about their promotion rivals.

 

“You know I said I went to the EFL awards and I spoke to Chris Wilder,” Cascarino told talkSPORT.

“He actually said to me is what he really will be intrigued by is how Leeds handle the pressure because the expectation at Leeds, 34,000/35,000 demanding and it is still relativity a young side."

On Friday, Leeds suffered a shock home defeat against relegation-threatened 10-man Wigan, whilst the Blades saw off Nottingham Forest.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Wigan Athletic at Elland Road on April 19, 2019 in Leeds, England.

For the third Championship game in a row, both Yorkshire clubs have swapped places and it is certainly making things interesting in the race for automatic promotion.

On Monday, both teams will have to go at it again, with Marcelo Bielsa's side making the trip to London to take on Brentford, whilst Sheffield United take on Hull.

Given how results have gone in recent weeks, it won't be a surprise to see the teams switch places once again because if Leeds better the results of their rivals then they will go above them in the table. 

Leeds United's Patrick Bamford competes in the air with Wigan Athletic's Sam Morsy during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Wigan Athletic at Elland Road on April 19,...

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