Leeds United 0 AS Monaco 2: Recap, reaction and analysis of defeat in pre-season friendly

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Leeds United are now just two weeks away from the new Championship season and the Whites took in their second summer friendly against AS Monaco today.

Daniel Farke’s Whites took on Monaco in a 4pm kick-off at York City’s LNER Community Stadium and fell to a 2-0 defeat after a goalless first half. Here is our match recap plus reaction and analysis of the reverse at the home of the Minstermen.

Leeds United 0 AS Monaco 2

Key Events

  • 4pm kick-off at LNER Community Stadium in York

Leeds United’s predicted line up

Good afternoon from York

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A lovely summer’s day. Leeds v AS Monaco | Lee Sobot

Expecting a much stronger team today. Two weeks now until the start of the new campaign.

Monaco’s players checking out the pitch. No sign of Leeds yet. Rain holding off but very grey.

Bring your ear plugs or headphones

Quite a few kids have loud hooters and it’s a case of who can make the most noise.

For team news, for about five seconds there we had no hooter noise but now it’s back. Hopefully the Leeds fans will drown it out with some MOTs etc

Leeds arriving now

Leeds United v Monaco: Meslier, Ayling, Ampadu, Cooper, Struijk, Hjelde, Gray, James, Summerville, Sinisterra, Rutter.

Leeds subs - Sam Byram on the bench, has been training with the Whites

Leeds subs: Klaesson, Van Den Huevel, Byram, Cresswell, Drameh, Gyabi, Bate, Poveda, Shackleton, Gelhardt, Joseph, Gnonto, Bamford.

Warm ups - and Sam Byram

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Warm ups - and Sam Byram | Lee Sobot