Leeds' Liam Cooper shares what Marcelo Bielsa told players after defeat

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Barnsley, England.

Liam Cooper is disappointed by Leeds United's latest defeat.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United celebrates after Eddie Nketiah scored a goal to make it 0-1 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on...

Liam Cooper is confident that Leeds United will start getting more luck soon following Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Charlton Athletic.

The Whites slipped to fourth in the Championship after losing away to the Addicks yesterday.

It was a sloppy goal from Macauley Bonne in the first half that led to Leeds losing but, despite that, Marcelo Bielsa's side still had chances to turn it around.

United finished the game with 72 percent possession and had 19 shots compared to the three fashioned by Lee Bowyer's side.

 

And Leeds captain Cooper has revealed that Bielsa told the playing staff to 'stay positive' after the game and hopes that a win in Tuesday's visit of West Bromwich Albion can lead to them going on a run.

Cooper told BBC Radio Leeds: "This won't define our season. The manager's told us to stay positive. Our luck will change eventually and we've got to go on a run. We've got a great chance to do that on Tuesday."

Leeds have now only won once in their last four games across all competitions and Bielsa will need to arrest this slump.

Cooper is right in saying that this defeat will not define their season, but they're dropping so many needless points and the sooner it stops, the better.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Barnsley and Leeds United at Oakwell Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Barnsley, England.

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