Leeds United failed to make it three wins in a row when they lost 2-1 to Everton at Elland Road on Wednesday night.
However, it was a close-run thing, with Leeds desperately trying to complete a comeback after going two goals down.
Raphinha got the Leeds goal and he was brilliant again.
Mateusz Klich came back into the side with Rodrigo out injured and came in for more criticism from Leeds fans.
Klich was dropped for the two prior games after a poor run of form and it’s the first time that’s happened since Marcelo Bielsa came in.
The only league game he’s missed before was the ‘hangover’ game against Derby when the Championship was already won.
We think Klich had a quiet game last night and couldn’t pull the strings like Rodrigo can.
He was given the lowest rating of any Leeds player by WhoScored with a 6.0.
Some fans were more scathing with a few saying he just doesn’t look like himself and one fan going as far as to say “he looks ill to me.”
We think that he’s set the bar so high in the past couple of years that slumps like this are going to happen. No player can stay at the peak of his game all the time and Klich is just off the boil at the moment.
It’s important to remember how much he’s done for us, though.
Here are the best reactions to Klich’s display last night…
another night that has reiterated our desire for a top class CM, Klich completely dismal again yet he’s somehow our no.1 box to box player #lufc
— ALAW (@AIILeedsArentWe) February 3, 2021
If ever there was a case to have at least attempted to improve the squad in Jan it was tonight…
Cooper deserved a crack in the EPL but it's a step too far & Klich needs a month off.
A better CB & a decent CM & we win tonight.#Lufc
— Ayub Patel (@AyubPatel123) February 3, 2021
Does anyone else get the impression that Roberts doesn't really give a sh*t? Maybe one of the U23 lads should be given a chance.
Klich wasn't himself tonight, he looks ill to me. #lufc
— 💛Andy💙 #lufc (@bothberie) February 3, 2021
Klich harrison awful… #lufc
— P jackson (@Pjackso97801065) February 3, 2021
— Andy Firth (@AndrewFirth21) February 3, 2021
Klich has been poor and Roberts played well at Newcastle, wouldn’t mind seeing Pablo at some point though. #LUFC
— Alex Metcalf (@AlexMetcalfLUFC) February 3, 2021
Klich looks like Klich with his energy and his runs, but when he gets the ball at the moment he looks like someone else! Keep this up boys! #LUFC
— Chris Colley (@Collzinho09) February 3, 2021
I agree, he has been a bit crisper, but nowhere near an acceptable level. Don’t know what’s happened to Klich man, he was such a tidy and influential player but lost his mojo atm. Costa boils my piss. Raphinha thou, what a player
— Albert (@Albertlufc) February 4, 2021
I love Klich, absolute baller. However, he is not himself at the moment. Hope he finds his form again 🤞
— Ryan Sandles 💙💛 MOT (@RyanSandles4) February 4, 2021
Not everyone felt the same way about Klich.
One fan summed up exactly how we felt… but he was definitely in the minority.
Disagree with so much of the hate for Klich right now. Can we rely on him to carry the midfield for where we want to be? No. Is he one of our best players right now and deserves a lot of respect? Absolutely yes. #lufc
— Nick Jones (@nickjones_lufc) February 3, 2021
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