Ray Parlour says Leeds in 'desperate trouble' after Aston Villa defeat
Leeds United are in ‘desperate trouble’ after yet another Premier League defeat to Aston Villa, according to talkSPORT pundit Ray Parlour.
The Whites suffered a sixth consecutive defeat on Thursday night, as Elland Road immediately turned on their new manager after another poor result.
Leeds are now just one point above the relegation zone but have played more games than two of the sides below them and survival is no longer in their hands. Parlour, who was speaking on talkSPORT [March 11, 6:10am], says they’ll be looking over their shoulder now.
“Leeds are in desperate trouble. They certainly are.
“They’ll look at the other results, Watford and Norwich losing. That’ll give them a bit of a favour. Burnley didn’t play, so everybody is looking at Burnley now.
‘I think it’s going to be out of Burnley, Everton and Leeds. Brentford got a result last week.”
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Out of their hands
This is a really, really bad result and felt like the game where the fans accepted that they are in serious trouble now.
Under Bielsa the support never turned toxic despite a string of poor results and performances, but under Marsch it’s taken just two games for fans to turn and they have made their feelings very clear.
Parlour’s claim that the team are in ‘desperate trouble’ is clear for all to see now, with just one point claimed in their last eight fixtures.
With ten games remaining they still must take on Chelsea, Arsenal and Man City but they can get valuable points against Norwich, Watford and Brentford too which could save them.
They need to fix their performances on the pitch before they can think about getting any points right now though, and they need to do it fast.
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