'Needs a P45', 'Garbage' - Leeds fans destroy senior player for display v Leicester

By Danny Wright

Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to destroy goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald for his performance in the 3-1 loss to Leicester at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Whites were dumped out of the League Cup and missed the chance to reach the quarter finals for a second year in a row after letting slip of a 26th minute lead.

Not long after Pablo Hernandez put Leeds a goal to the good, Wiedwald, 27, and his defence were completely caught out by the Premier League side’s attack and conceded a sloppy goal to Kelechi Iheanacho, which proved to be a turning point in the game as the Foxes went on to win.

Wiedwald was returning to Thomas Christiansen’s starting line-up for the first time since he was axed earlier this month due to a series a poor displays.

Andy Lonergan had featured in the past two Championship fixtures, keeping a clean sheet on Saturday in an impressive 3-0 win over Bristol City.

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However Christiansen decided to recall the German shot-stopper on Tuesday night, and that decision seemed to have backfired after a poor performance.

Leeds fans on Twitter were not very sympathetic of the ex-Werder Bremen stopper either, with one saying that the senior player “needs a P45”.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

Wiedwald has made 13 appearances across all competitions this season, conceding 15 goals and keep six clean sheets.

In other Leeds United news, Michael Appleton has explained why the Whites feel like a Premier League side.

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