Wigan defeat brings sense of déjà vu

It happened again.

Wigan beat us 1-0, at home, when we are looking set for promotion.

However, after 74% of the possession and 18 shots on goal it really shouldn’t have.

We dominated the game yesterday. We had multiple chances, but still came away empty handed. A worrying trend that has crept into our game at the minute and we seem to have no solution as to how to fix it.

Or do we? Our recent signings were brought in to boost our attack, however for some reason Marcelo Bielsa isn’t ready to hand Jean-Kevin Augustine and Ian Poveda their debuts at the moment.

I know there seems to be a process of waiting and adapting to the Leeds style of play, but as the saying goes, if you wait for the time to be right, you’ll be waiting forever. Hopefully we will see both of them feature next week against Forest.

Wigan took the lead through a Pablo Hernandez own goal and we failed to respond. Whilst I have no doubt that Bielsa is the man for the job, it would be nice to see a Plan B once in a while. Time and time again teams are working out our style of play and we simply have no answer.

In the closing final 20 minutes the majority of the players looked tired, perhaps the telling signs of the rigorous training regime and the effects of two games in four days.

However, whilst yesterday was disappointing, there is still a lot of football to be played this season, after all this is Leeds United and we all know that we never opt for the easy method to get the job done.

Although it would be nice if we did once in a while!

Forest awaits.

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