Leeds United 1 Nottingham Forest 1 - player ratings: Stuart Dallas shines as Whites are held at Elland Road

Leeds United were held to a 1-1 draw on Saturday lunchtime by Nottingham Forest at Elland Road in the Championship - but how did we rate the players?

Saturday, 10th August 2019, 4:18 pm
Leeds ratings

Pablo Hernandez bagged for the second weekend in a row but it wasn't enough to lift the Whites past Forest in LS11 as the visitors struck in the closing stages to leave with a point. Here's how we rated the performance...

7 - Largely a spectator. Some nice bits of distribution on the rare occasions the ball came his way.
8 - Terrific, involved in so much of the play and defensively solid when Forest did try to come down his flank.
7 - Relatively untroubled throughout. There when called upon at the back, maybe should have hit the net from one of two chances.

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7 - His diagonal balls pinned Forest and allowed Leeds to get in behind the full-backs. Another calm display.
7 - A lively start, quieter in the second half but solid throughout.
8 - Stopped Tiago Silva from playing and saw the Forest playmaker subbed. Good on the ball, so disciplined off it.
7 - Took his goal brilliantly. Wasn't as precise with everything he did, guilty of poor passes in the middle a couple of times.
7 - A real danger throughout. Pace and trickery had Forest very worried. Didn't always produce excellence with the final ball but did supply his team-mates.
7 - A lovely assist for the goal. Buzzed around looking for interceptions and tried to support Bamford.
7 - Got involved further up but was box to box when he needed to be.
7 - Unlucky not to score. Got on the end of chances but couldn't quite finish. Gave Leeds an outlet with clever runs, for balls over the top.
6 - Plenty of endeavour but not always the right ball. Not quite on the same page as players who had been on from the start.
7 - Pace had Forest worried, very dangerous when he reached the box but couldn't find the necessary magic.