'Let's go!' - Leeds United fans pleased with ex-Sunderland starlet inclusion in squad to face Crawley Town in FA Cup

Marcelo Bielsa has named his Leeds United starting XI to face Crawley Town in the FA Cup third round today.

Sunday, 10th January 2021, 1:23 pm
Sam Greenwood during an EFL Trophy match between Blackpool and Leeds United under-21s at Bloomfield Road on November 11.

Kiko Casilla was given the nod in goal with Illan Meslier given a break from duties.

Stuart Dallas, Luke Ayling, Patrick Bamford and Mateusz Klich were also rested with Saturday's clash with Brighton in the Premier League in mind.

Former Sunderland and Arsenal youngster Sam Greenwood has also been named on the bench.

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Leeds United fans were quick to react to Bielsa’s team on social media – scroll down to see what Whites supporters said on Twitter before the game”

@LufcLuke_: “Sub Greenwood on or else.”

@PlayAllTheWay: “Hopefully Costa sends out a statement today and Rodrigo can bag a couple for confidence.”

@aarons1308: “Happy with that tbh! Good to see Cooper back.”

@leahtova: “Glad to see Bielsa is taking the cup seriously and not insulting Crawley by playing a team the majority won’t have heard of.”

@ArronRichmond: “The core of Dallas, Ayling, Klich, and Bamford getting a fully earned rest after the first half of season they've all put in.”

@JamesPearson25: “Just as I hoped. We can win and get ready for huge one for Brighton.”

@KageyPOV: “The sooner Kiko Casilla leaves this club, the better. Let’s go @Sam_greenwood9!”

@ClorleyAndrew: “If Bielsa wants to play Kiko then he’s good enough for me.”

@SMJ2893: “I honestly think its something Bielsa is getting horribly wrong. One of the very, very few things.”

@lewhartley89: “Pretty good team that considering if we had a full strength side probably only Phillips and Rodrigo from that side would be in it!”