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Leeds' Grayson: We are underdogs so pressure is on Arsenal

Leeds United manager Simon Grayson has told his players they have nothing to lose ahead of Wednesday night's FA Cup third round replay with Arsenal.

Grayson said the Gunners were firm favourites to take the Elland Road fixture after the 1-1 draw at the Emirates and has said that being the underdogs will benefit his Whites charges.

"This is definitely a competition Arsenal want to win," Grayson said.

"They'll be focused on what they have to do and after being 1-0 down with a minute to go they'll be delighted to still be in it.

"But there's no pressure on us at all. We'll still go out and play with a carefree attitude and enjoy the occasion.

"Just because we got a result at the Emirates doesn't make us favourites by any stretch of the imagination.

"But it's a great opportunity to test ourselves against fantastic individuals and a fantastic team again and apply ourselves in front of the national media."

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