Your Leeds United views: Monk has ‘lots of potential’ to work with at Elland Road

Charlie Taylor and Craig Conway battle for the ball. PIC: Bruce Rollinson
Charlie Taylor and Craig Conway battle for the ball. PIC: Bruce Rollinson
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Can you see a great deal of potential in the Leeds United squad? The Elland Road faithful have their say.

ameswood501, via website

Much better by Leeds United; my only downside to the game is still Charlie Taylor and that he seemed to bottle every tackle he went in for.

For me, he still doesn’t look like he has any interest whatsoever.

Also, I’ve said for a couple of years that 4-4-2 does not suit us at all.

I can see why Garry Monk brought it in to try to have both Chris Wood and Marcus Antonsson on the pitch, which you can understand as they both would look good as a partnership.

The only issue (against Blackburn) was that the midfield was always overrun and Antonsson is not a target man.

If we look to go a bit more direct, if he had the supply to run onto and break the offside trap, then he would start every game.

Having Alex Mowatt (who put in an uncharacterisitcally good ball for Kyle Bartley, but still has a lot of work to do before he wins me over) on the left is never going to work, so it was nice to see the Number 10 role used again.

Pablo Hernandez did well there, although he was sometimes a bit sloppy but that’s to be expected. He will have a big impact on our season I reckon.

Pontus Jansson has been a godsend in the last two games, dealing with everything, and the amount of headers he won last night was exceptional.

I really hope it’s not the typical hero when on loan but gets a perm’ then falls to pieces like our last captain did.

So far he looks exactly what we need to complement Bartley (who also did very well).

It was nice to see Stuart Dallas back in the side; he will work for this team and it showed last night how much the likes of him and Hadi Sacko worked for the team. Both were spent by the end of it.

Sacko can be like Max Gradel with some of the runs he does. He has that slight greediness as well from the chance he had at 2-1 where he should have squared it.

I don’t really blame him as he deserved a goal for his performance, but he should definitely have squared it to kill the game off.

But still three points.

I liked the look of Eunan O’Kane too. He looks composed on the ball and complements Liam Bridcutt very well.

Hopefully Monk uses this system going forward; it suits us so much better and we can get on an unbeaten run.

The best time to have a blip is at the start, so if we have a good Christmas period this start will be forgotten about.

Lots of potential in this team I feel.

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