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Leeds manager Bielsa questions surprise over Super League: Powerful always look after their own

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa is not surprised by the recent announcement of a European Super League.

The so-called 'big six' of the Premier League has agreed to join six other teams in a competition which will replace the Champions League.

But Bielsa says we shouldn't be surprised about the rich and powerful clubs looking to flex their muscle.

"It shouldn't surprise us," said Bielsa. "In all walks of life the powerful look after their own and don't worry about the rest of us.

"The big teams are also created due to the opposition of the other teams. In the search for higher economic earnings they forget about the rest. The powerful are more rich and the weak are poorer. It doesn't do good to football in general.

"There are a lot of structures that should have prevented these forces from coming. For me sincerely I am not surprised because in all walks of life same thing happens, so why wouldn't it happen in football."

On the result against Liverpool, the Argentine thought his side deserved at least a point.

"There were periods when the one dominated the other," he said. "Perhaps in the second half when we were losing we had more continuity when we were searching for the equaliser. In the same we had chances, they had chances also.

"The first half was more equal the second half was more leaning to us but the opponent was always dangerous.

"As the difference was only one goal we had hopes we would convert one. We kept on being dangerous even though the opponent was defending close to their goal."

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