Leeds United News: Ex-Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger praises the gesture of Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United News: Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has weighed in on the controversial match between Leeds United and  Aston Villa at Elland Road yesterday. (h/t Being Sports)

Mateusz Klich scored the opening goal of the game when an opponent was still down on the ground.

But the goal did count, as the referee allowed it whole-heartedly, creating a bust-up between both the teams on the field.

Marcelo Bielsa, Leed manager, ordered his side to let the Lions equalize as a gesture of the fair play.

Wenger seems to be impressed with the brilliant gesture and hailed the Argentine manager. (h/t Being Sports)

Marcelo Bielsa

I would like to say thank you to the manager of Leeds, Marcelo Bielsa.” “He asked his players to let the goal in – it’s a remarkable gesture. They’re playing to come up to the Premier League, it is something at stake.

“The second thing is, that it is a reminder of the rules. The players should not stop. If there is no head injury, only the referee can stop the game. Aston Villa should not have stopped. Leeds took advantage.

“It’s remarkable from Bielsa.”

A a result of the draw against Dean Smith’s men, the Whites are now out of the automatic promotion scenario.

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Meanwhile, their promotion-rivals Sheffield United and Norwich City have earned a place in Premier League next season.

LUFC will play Ipswich town in their final Championship game before entering the playoffs next month.

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