David Prutton comments on Leeds United clash with Brentford

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United at DW Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Wigan, England.

Leeds United will be looking to maintain their unbeaten start when they host Brentford in the Championship on Wednesday.

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds, during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United at the DW Stadium, Wigan on Saturday 17th August 2019.

Sky Sports pundit David Prutton has claimed that Leeds have 'well and truly banished' memories from last season following their win at Wigan.

Towards the back end of last season, Leeds were beaten 2-1 by 10-man Wigan, with that result, and then the following defeat at Brentford, playing a huge part in the team finishing outside of the top two.

 

But over the weekend, they beat Wigan, who were once again down to 10 men, in a comfortable fashion, and they will be hoping to continue that run against Brentford.

Former Nottingham Forest midfielder Prutton backed Leeds to pick up all three points against the Bees, as he praised them for showing their worth against Wigan. 

"It was important for Leeds to get that win on Saturday," Prutton told Sky Sports. "You feel that any memories of last season are well and truly banished now and everyone at the club can look forward.

Leeds United's Patrick Bamford (partly hidden by post) scores his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United at DW Stadium on August...

"Brentford look like they could struggle for goals this season, having netted just two so far and both coming from Ollie Watkins. Will they live to regret not properly replacing Neal Maupay? Leeds to win."

Following Tuesday's results, Leeds can go top of the Championship table if they can secure all three points against Thomas Frank's side. 

At this moment in time, Sheffield Wednesday, who are without a permanent manager. top England's second-tier following their win against Luton Town. 

A general view prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Luton Town at Hillsborough Stadium on August 20, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

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