DECIDER: Leeds United captain Liam Cooper, right, Diego Llorente, centre, and 'keeper Illan Meslier, left, are unable to prevent Armando Broja from slamming home the only goal of the game. Photo by Eddie Keogh/Getty Images.

Southampton 1 Leeds United 0 - Graham Smyth's player ratings on day of very low numbers all round for Whites

Leeds United fell to a 1-0 defeat in Saturday's clash against Southampton at St Mary's - but how did we rate the performances?

Saturday, 16th October 2021, 6:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th October 2021, 6:56 pm

Marcelo Bielsa's Whites failed to muster a single short on target in the whole game in which they had just three attempts at goal.

The Saints bagged the only goal of the game in the 53rd minute when Armando Borja slammed home a fierce finish from the middle of the box to finish a rapid Southampton corner.

The defeat, United's fourth loss of the Premier League season, left the Whites fourth bottom.

Graham Smyth, the YEP's chief football writer, hands out the scores from an afternoon to forget at St Mary's.

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