Four Leeds outcasts that have given Christiansen selection headaches after Burnley heroics
A much-changed Leeds United advanced to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup after a thrilling 5-3 win on penalties against Premier League side Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday, and it has certainly given boss Thomas Christiansen something to think about ahead of the weekend clash against Ipswich Town.
The Spaniard decided to make nine changes to the team that lost their first match of the season against Millwall at The Den on Saturday, with Pierre-Michel Lasogga, Samu Saiz, Vurnon Anita and Kalvin Phillips among those dropping out of the starting XI.
Two goals for each team in a frantic end to the game saw the tie go to extra-time and then penalties, with the Yorkshire outfit’s players keeping their cool from the spot as the Whites saw off the Clarets and former players Chris Wood and Charlie Taylor.
The performances of some of the players that came into the side have certainly given their manager something to think about as he looks to get back to winning ways against Ipswich at Elland Road this weekend.
Here are four Leeds outcasts that have given Christiansen selection headaches after their Burnley heroics…