Leeds United fell to a crushing 6-2 defeat against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon at Old Trafford.

The Whites named an unchanged side once again, with Marcelo Bielsa keeping faith in the XI that humiliated Newcastle only days before.

Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas both took their goals expertly, but they can’t be considered as more than consolations in the defeat.

There have been many pundits criticising Leeds and Bielsa for this defeat.

Where did it all go wrong though?

The Whites are never going to change their style, no matter who they are playing, and too many individuals switched off against some of the best counter-attacking players in the Premier League.

It started with Mateusz Klich losing Scott McTominay twice in the opening three minutes, and the game could have been classed as over before it even begun.

Bruno Fernandes, Daniel James and Victor Lindelof finished Leeds off, although the final scoreline was a lesson in efficiency at the highest level.

Looking at Sofa Score’s attacking momentum graph, the Whites were well in the game throughout, but they never capitalised on their moments of dominance.

We have all heaped praise on this Leeds squad in the past three years under Bielsa, but no one can hide away from the criticism when it is deserved.

Our MOT Super Fans have been asked for their sinner in the Whites squad from the 6-2 defeat, with numerous candidates popping up.

Here’s what they said…

Jordy (@JordyP1993)

Tom (@twardman7)

Barry (@jbarrymon)

James (@JamesTilford1)

Debbie (@DebbieH25261744)

In other Leeds United news, Gary Neville responds to Whites criticism v Manchester United

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