Leeds United Player Ratings vs Brentford: Here’s how the Whites fared
Leeds United left it late against Brentford as both teams played out a 1-1 draw at Elland Road. Brentford scored via Neal Maupay, who continued his fine form in front of the goal, courtesy of a controversial penalty.
The Peacocks threatened Dean Smith’s side on many occasions and ultimately found their equaliser through centre-back Pontus Jansson, who jumped the highest to head in a last-ditch free-kick. Marcelo Bielsa’s side are now 3rd in the table behind Sheffield United and West Brom.
Leeds United Player Ratings
Bailey Peacock-Farrell (7/10)
It was harsh for the goalkeeper to concede via a controversial penalty but he was confident in goal overall. He made a couple of fine saves as well.
Luke Ayling (4/10)
Ollie Watkins gave him a hard time at the back for most of the game. Ayling was unable to provide much going forward and was sent off in the final minutes.
Pontus Jansson (9/10)
Best performer for Leeds on the night. Not only did he pull one back for the Peacocks, but he was also defensively supreme.
Liam Cooper (7/10)
He had his moments in the game but ultimately came through with a good performance.
Stuart Dallas (6/10)
A solid replacement for Douglas at left-back. He showed great work rate but was unable to provide much going forward.
Kalvin Phillips (6/10)
He was unable to pick the passes which he usually excels at. Brentford’s high pressing made it difficult for him but he was defensively good on the night.
Jack Harrison (5/10)
Was ineffective throughout the whole game and was guilty of overplaying at times.
Mateusz Klich (5/10)
He wasn’t at his best. Brentford ensured he was unable to play his part.
Samuel Saiz (6/10)
He was absent for most of the game and gave away the ball on many occasions.
Ezgjan Alioski (6/10)
His set-pieces were much better than before and he provided good deliveries.
Tyler Roberts (6/10)
He was confident enough to drop as deep as the United half to pick the ball up and find space to make an impact.
Adam Forshaw (5/10)
Not the best of cameo appearances from Forshaw.
Lewis Baker (5/10)
Almost found the net with his first touch of the ball but it narrowly flew wide.
Jack Clarke (6/10)
Looked energetic and lively after coming on but didn’t have the time to influence the game.