By Russell Edge
Leeds United fans were left raging on social media after the performance of Pierre-Michel Lasogga in their defeat to Sheffield United at Elland Road on Friday night.
Despite Kalvin Phillips equalising following the Blades’ second minute opener, the Whites were unable to capitalise in front of their own fans and substitute David Brooks scored a late winner to seal the three points for the visitors.
It was a bad result for Thomas Christiansen’s side, who now find themselves seven points adrift of the top of the Championship in fourth place, with Sheffield United leapfrogging Wolverhampton Wanderers to lead the way, having only been promoted from League One last season.
Leeds fans were understandably disappointed with what they saw from their side, and many focused their frustration on striker Lasogga, who struggled up front, turning to Twitter to vocalise their anger.
Here, Football Insider has rounded up a selection of the supporters’ best tweets:
Probably just frustration from me but Lasogga looks a total carthorse. What happened to this new exciting offensive Leeds team.
— James Hollingworth (@JimmyHol84) October 27, 2017
Lassoga tonight, I believe, is the worst individual performance you'll see. No energy or desire, well off the pace tonight. #lufc
— We Are Leeds (@WeAreLeeds1919) October 27, 2017
For a big man, Lassoga is soft, offered nothing. Roofe should've come on, he makes things happen with good movement and ability #lufc
— Craig Smith (@craggsy82) October 27, 2017
Lassoga looks like Shrek and runs like he’s going through his swamp
— Harry (@Harry__LUFC) October 27, 2017
Lassoga is utter gash. Absolutely need a LB & a striker in for Lassoga in Jan.
— Ed LUFC (@edthomas1975) October 27, 2017
Where were we creative? Absolutely awful. Didn't put 3 passes together at any stage. Ayling alioska anita lassoga all useless tonight.
— Sean Healy (@seanfhealy) October 27, 2017
Raging with that performance. Many players going through the motions. Lassoga was he on? Viera I want more steel from him. Need a RW again
— Keep the Faith (@Buybeckford) October 27, 2017
As an attacking force we are so lacking apart from Saiz who looks in a class of his own,Lassoga to me is not the man to get us goals #LUFC
— Shawn Dodge 💙💛 (@shawn_dodge) October 27, 2017
Lassoga upfront by himself does not work fact! Slow unfit not good enough to lead line by himself! Its not hard to see! #lufc
— 👨🦰The Adventures of Tin-Tin & Murphy🐕 (@karltrinity1873) October 27, 2017
On loan from German side Hamburg SV, the 25-year-old has made a bright start to his career at Elland Road, netting four times and chipping in with four more assists in seven appearances, including one of each in the 3-0 win over Bristol City.
Leeds’ next match comes on Tuesday when they play host to Derby County.
In other Leeds United news, the club are scouting a bargain deal for a midfield enforcer.