'Big performance needed' - Leeds United fans react as Marcelo Bielsa springs Kalvin Phillips surprise

Marcelo Bielsa has named his Leeds United side for the trip to face West Ham - but what have supporters had to say?

Monday, 8th March 2021, 7:15 pm
Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips. Pic: Getty

Kalvin Phillips has returned to the starting line-up while Gaetano Berardi is among those to be named on the bench.

LEEDS UNITED XI: Meslier, Ayling, Llorente, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Raphinha, Costa, Roberts, Bamford. Subs: Caprile, Alioski, Davis, Berardi, Jenkins, Huggins, Harrison, Poveda, Rodrigo.

@deanoooh2020 The team is looking good, just in time for that final push towards the end of the season.

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@will_holmes92 Berardi on a premier league bench for #lufc. Absolutely love to see it.

@FocusOnLeeds Brilliant to have Phillips back. Starts for Costa and Roberts again, with Rodrigo and Poveda back, both players need a big game today. With Premier League football comes even more competition, it's sink or swim time for a few players. #LUFC

@tobtipp Philips in and a strong bench..... promising.

@Ehsan_Iqbal_ Great to see Kalvin back, let's end the losing run in London tonight

@nathlufc23 Phillips back in, thank god! Really missed him! Time for our first win in London since 2017? I reckon so #lufc

@Jay_YoungGK Great to have Phillips back and a strong bench for once! Big performance needed #LUFC

@LUFCDATA Delighted to see Gaetano Berardi named in the first team matchday squad for the first time since recovering from an ACL tear in his knee back in July 2020. Warrior. #LUFC

@barney___21 We win tonight because Bielsa has had experience playing in an Olympic stadium and won a gold medal *Yes clutching at straws #lufc