Your half-term verdict on Leeds’ finest gamer, match and second-half forecasts
Leeds are at the half-way point of their Premier League season and we asked you to take stock of the Whites’ progress up until now
Leeds United signed off the first half of their very first Premier League campaign for 16 years with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United on Tuesday night.
The victory saw Marcelo Bielsa’s guys carry on to 26 points and combined 12th place in the Premier League table in what has actually been a motivating start to life back in the top flight.
Results have actually been rather unpredictable, whether they are seven-goal thrillers or knocking for and against, but hardly ever has this Leeds United side been dull.
However what have you made from Leeds’ first-half of the campaign? We’ve been running a survey to get your handle who’s satisfied, what the peaks have actually been and more.
You voted in your thousands and here is an appearance at the outcomes …
Who has been Leeds’ finest player up until now this season? Luke Ayling
A clear winner here, with Luke Ayling taking to the Premier League like a duck to water. He has not just impressed in his usual centre- back position, however likewise at the heart of the Leeds defence during their current centre-back injury crisis.
Kalvin Phillips has actually been his typical self so far this term, with the England worldwide’s significance highlighted by a few of Leeds’ performances when he has actually run out the starting line-up.
Patrick Bamford’s fast goalscoring start has also seen him get plenty of votes.
Behind the leading three were Illan Meslier with ten percent of the vote and Raphinha with 7 per cent.
What has been your preferred match so far this season?
Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds.
West Brom 0-5 Leeds.
Leeds 5-2 Newcastle.
Liverpool 4-3 Leeds.
Leeds 1-1 Guy City.
Everton 0-1 Leeds.
A fair few to pick from here, with your favourite matches taking location in the West Midlands. The 3-0 win at Aston Villa was a total performance, while the 5-0 thrashing of Sam Allardyce’s West Brom saw Bielsa’s men at their freewheeling finest.
Surprisingly, a defeat makes the top 4, with 14 percent of you selected the thrilling opening weekend Anfield defeat as your favourite match so far.
Which summer season finalizing has impressed you the most up until now? Raphinha.
A clear winner here. Deadline day finalizing Raphinha is seeming a bargain at ₤ 18million and he gets the nod from nearly three-quarters of you. Injuries believe hindered the progress of Robin Koch and Diego Llorente so far.
Where will Leeds finish this season?
Simply above the transfer zone.
Leeds’ strong first-half performance indicates that 99 percent of you forecast another season in the Premier League next term.
Just under three-quarters see Bielsa’s guys preserving their place in mid-table, with an additional 4 percent believing the leading eight can be cracked. Less than a quarter of you anticipate a small drop-off and a surface just above the drop zone.
Which Under-23s player would you like to see more of in the first-team? Joe Gelhardt.
Lastly, with Leeds’ under-23s side making a strong start to life in the Premier League 2, we asked which of Mark Jackson’s table toppers you want to see more of.
Joe Gelhardt, who is yet to make a first-team look tops the survey here, with 47 percent wishing to see what the former Wigan male can do in the senior side.
Sam Greenwood, who was induced in the FA Cup match previously this month likewise gets a healthy share of the vote, as does defender Charlie Cresswell, who made his first-team launching in the League Cup defeat to Hull previously in the project.