'Football league's corrupt', 'Gutted' – Many Leeds fans react to two incidents in game v Fulham
Well, we’ve definitely had better starts to a game. Leeds United created an early chance for Helder Costa almost immediately, but Pablo Hernandez went down in the same move clutching his hamstring.
That was his game done after about 90 seconds and that was a huge blow so early on.
He signaled to go off straight away and the best we can hope now is that it’s not a serious issue. Even so, Hernandez will likely be out for weeks in the busiest period of the season.
These Leeds fans reacted on Twitter with one summing the situation up for everyone connected with Leeds when he said, “Absolutely gutted. Really hope this isn’t serious.”
Massive blow losing Hernandez in the first minute especially with the run of games we have coming up. #lufc
— Stephen Reynolds 🇬🇧 (@stephens_tweets) December 21, 2019
— LUFCDATA (@LUFCDATA) December 21, 2019
Hernandez out for Christmas ffs! #LUFC
— Lee 🏴 (@LufcLee19) December 21, 2019
It was set to get even worse for Leeds in the seventh minute.
Ben White was adjudged to have pushed Bobby Reid and after a moment’s deliberation, the referee pointed to the spot.
It was about as soft a penalty as we’ve seen – and that was the view of many Leeds fans, who piled onto Twitter to make their feelings felt.
Check the video out below and see what you think – but if that’s a shove worthy of a penalty, there should be at least a dozen penalties given each game.
— Joe Catling (@JoeCatling19) December 21, 2019
Kiko Casilla got a hand to the penalty but couldn’t keep it out to his right.
This is what the Leeds supporters made of it…
Possibly the softest pen I’ve ever seen in my life #lufc
— Fat Lad Jacko (@lufcjacko1919) December 21, 2019
How is that a penalty? #lufc
— Craig (@MrCricket35) December 21, 2019
Softest penalty you’ll ever see #lufc
— Josh Panch Stott (@joshstott94) December 21, 2019
Rarely criticise refs but what a bloody pathetic penalty decision that was, farcical #lufc
— MikeW (@mikewhorley) December 21, 2019
— Harry Smith (@HarrySmith118) December 21, 2019
Leeds had some good chances to equalise, none better than when Mateusz Klich drove a shot against the upright.
However, at half-time it’s still 1-0 to Fulham and Leeds have it all to do to protect their unbeaten record.
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