West Brom defender delivers 'dominant' Leeds United verdict after defeat at Elland Road

WEST Brom defender Conor Townsend pulled no punches in assessing the displays of Leeds United and his West Brom side in Sunday's Premier League clash at Elland Road.

Sunday, 23rd May 2021, 9:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 23rd May 2021, 9:32 pm

The second-bottom Baggies lined up in West Yorkshire having already been condemned to relegation and suffered a 3-1 defeat as Whites goals from Rodrigo and Kalvin Phillips were followed by a Patrick Bamford penalty.

Hal Robson-Kanu pulled a goal back for West Brom in the closing stages but Townsend said his side got what they deserved.

“The goals we conceded were sloppy," Townsend told West Brom's official website.

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HONEST ASSESSMENT: From West Brom defender Conor Townsend, left, pictured as Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford celebrates scoring from the penalty spot. Photo by Lynne Cameron - Pool/Getty Images.

“In general we’ve been good at defending set-pieces, but we’ve conceded three in our last three games which isn’t good enough.

“They dominated the game and deserved the win.

“We had a lot of big chances in the second half but we didn’t manage to take them, which unfortunately has been the story of our season.”

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