Premier League: Leeds United vs Brentford Player Ratings as the home side secures a late draw

Leeds United vs Brentford

Leeds United Vs Brentford: In a high-intensity game at Elland Road, Leeds United drew with Brentford.

In the initial stage of the game, Brentford displayed great movements and attacks but Tyler Roberts’s brilliance helped Leeds United get the lead in the 1st half. In the 2nd half, Brentford came back strongly to score a goal in 54th and 61st minute to get a 2-1 lead. But Bielsa masterclass is yet to be witnessed in the game. Bamford came in 68th minute and looked threatening and that was a 90+5 minute goal that secured a crucial draw for Leeds United. A very disappointing end for Brentford

Here is the player’s rating from the match between Leeds United and Brentford.

Leeds United vs Brentford Player Ratings

Leeds United:

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Illan Meslier (GK) (7/10): Meslier looked spot on from the very 1st minute. He made some great passes to the defenders and made an important save.

Liam Cooper (6/10):  At Centre Back, Cooper was looking good. He had 88% passing accuracy but due to a hamstring issue, he was subbed off in the 15th minute.

Diego Llorente (6/10): Llorente looked good in patches. In the initial moments of the game, he was finding it difficult to track and block the movements of Baptiste and Rasmussen. But gradually he gained the momentum and looked to create some good build-ups.

Luke Ayling (7/10): In the entire defense line, Ayling was involved extensively in both attacking and defensive build-up for Burnley. He made 5 important clearances and 2 important interceptions to dent Brentford attackers.

Firpo Junior (6/10): Firpo struggled a lot in the entire game. He was unable to manage the counterattacking movements by Janelt and Norgaard. Also, in the offensive build-up, he was often losing possession at crunch moments.

Adam Forshaw (7/10): At central midfield, Forshaw was very effective. He made some great passes in the attacking front and also had some close shots on goal.

Kalvin Phillips (7/10): Phillips looked outstanding in the midfield with the ball.He had 84% passing accuracy and also on multiple occasions had shots on goal but couldn’t convert.

Stuart Dallas (7/10): Westwood looked very firm throughout the match as he made some very key passes and also had 83% passing accuracy.

Daniel James (6/10): Both on and off the ball, James struggled in getting in good positions. He was able to run through Brentford’s defense but he was unable to capitalize to create chances for Leeds United.

Raphinha(7/10): Raphinha was brilliant with the ball. He created 3 key chances in partnership with Roberts and Phillips.

Tyler Roberts (8/10): In the complete game, Roberts was in great rhythm with Raphinha and scored the 1st  goal for Leeds.

Substitutes:

Jack Harrison (7/10): After replacing injured Cooper in the 16th minute, Harrison looked very firm and it helped Leeds to maintain the momentum of the game in their favor.

Mateusz Klich (6/10): Klich replaced Phillips in 58th minutes to bring more pace in the midfield and create more opportunities. But Klich was unable to get many touches on the ball to create chances for his team.

Patrick Bamford (7/10): Bielsa brought Bamford to create more attacking chances for Leeds and he didn’t disappoint his manager. He scored a crucial goal in the closing minutes to draw the game for Leeds.

Brentford:

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Alvaro Fernandez (GK) (7/10): A brilliant day on the pitch for Fernandez. Even though he conceded 2 goals but he made 4 very difficult saves and also provided some great passes to defenders in the build-up process.

Ethan Pinnock (7/10): Pinnock was very intact with his passing and creating spaces on the pitch. He was constantly pressing Firpo, Forshaw, and Phillips to dent their build-up chances.

Pontus Jansson (7/10): At the center-back position, Jansson was outstanding to track down Daniel James and he made 14 clearances which kept Brentford in the game.

Charlie Goode (6/10): Goode struggled at defense. Initially, he was losing possession of the ball and it was giving an opportunity to Leeds to attack even more. He was also troubled a lot by Kalvin Phillips’s swift movements.

Rico Henry (6/10): Henry presented a lack lustre performance in the complete game. He was unable to hold possession and build on for the attackers.

Vitaly Janelt (7/10): Janelt was very active and had an excellent game in the attacking front, making two key passes. He had 87% passing accuracy and also helped in building some chances for Brentford attackers.

Christian Norgaard (7/10): In the midfield, Norgaard was very amazing. He looked very impressive with his passes and runs. He also provided some key passes to Baptiste and Mbeumo

Shandon Baptiste (8/10): Baptiste was in great form with his key passes and movements. He scored the 1st goal for Brentford in the 54th minute.

Mads Rasmussen(7/10): At right midfield, Rasmussen looked very good both on and off the ball. He provided some important passes and had 86% passing accuracy.

Bryan Mbeumo (8/10):  Mbeumo made some terrific runs and passes in attacking situations. He made some key passes and had 4 shots on goal. He also provided assist to Canos to score 2nd goal for Brentford.

Sergi Canos (8/10): In the game, Canos was outstanding with his runs and had a terrific partnership with Mbeumo. He scored a goal at 61st minute courtesy of Mbeumo.

Substitutes:

Frank Ogochukwu (6/10): In the 2nd half substitution, Ogochukwu was brought in to attack more and maintain the pressure on Leeds. But he failed to maintain the same tactics and on multiple occasions failed to penetrate Leeds defense.

Yoane Wissa (6/10): Wissa came as a substitute for Canos in 72nd minute. He was not looking confident with the ball as he was losing the ball too easily his passing. He had only 60% passing accuracy.

Mathias Jensen (N/A)

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