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Leeds boss Bielsa defends Bamford after Brighton defeat

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has jumped to the defence of struggling striker Patrick Bamford.

Bamford drew another blank in defeat to Brighton yesterday.

Bamford has found the going far tougher against three-man central defences.

Bielsa makes a point of never disclosing valuable technical information but he said Bamford did not have a problem.

"I don't link the fact he doesn't have opportunities to the fact the opponent plays with three centre backs," he said.

"[You] are making references to the striker who has had the most shots in the Premier League this season."

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