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Leeds boss Bielsa hits back at tactical criticism for Man Utd rout

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has defended his tactics for their 6-2 thrashing by Manchester United.

Leeds have instantly become the Premier League's great entertainers this season, going to toe-to-toe with even the division's top sides.

But they have come unstuck defensively, conceding 30 goals in just 14 games upon their top flight return.

Asked in his latest press conference how he could improve his side's defence, however, he lashed out at those trying to analyse the performance.

He said: "The questions directed at the players tries to weaken the style of play we have. Suggesting to them whether they would ask me to change my style of play.

"Normally, when there is adversity, what you guys do is try to weaken those facing adversity or to ridicule the style of play of a team."

I can tell you the data we collected from the last game. From a physical aspect, Manchester United played their best game of the season and Leeds were superior in this aspect.

"In possession, we were superior, which does not signify anything, but within a context it starts taking some value. There was no clear dominance in the game."

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