Jack Butland sends message after Leeds win, Whites fans respond

Jack Butland of England poses for a portrait at St Georges Park on June 04, 2019 in Burton-upon-Trent, England.

Leeds United fans are mocking the England international on Twitter.

Stoke City's Jack Butland during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Reading at Deepdale on August 21, 2019 in Preston, England.

Leeds United fans on Twitter are trolling Jack Butland.

The Stoke City goalkeeper contributed to Marcelo Bielsa's side being knocked out of the League Cup at Elland Road last night.

It finished 2-2 in regulation and Butland was among the away players who scored during the 5-4 shootout win.

But his horrendous error midway through the second half led to Leeds striker Eddie Nketiah pulling a goal back for United, who were 2-0 behind at the break.

 

Butland was benched when the Whites beat Stoke 3-0 in the Championship last Saturday following a shaky start to the season.

Here's how fans of the West Yorkshire club reacted to his post-match message on Twitter:

Butland, valued at £20 million during the summer [The Sun], has indeed been quite erratic for the Potters this season, but the combination of scoring a penalty and being on the winning team last night might result in a restoration of confidence and morale.

Leeds can't afford to dwell on this, though. On Saturday, Bielsa's side host Swansea City in a top-of-the-table Championship clash.

Jack Butland of Stoke City looks dejected during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Reading at Deepdale on August 21, 2019 in Preston, England.

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