Leeds United fans have been left expressing their worries for the upcoming season, after finding out their side lost 4-2 in a friendly to Al-Ittihad this week.
A weakened Leeds team – which included Helder Costa, Ben White, Jack Clarke, Mateusz Klich and Ezgjan Alioski along with some under 23s – took on the side from Saudi Arabia behind closed doors at Thorp Arch.
The other members of the side were recovering from the 4-0 loss to Manchester United in Australia as well as being part of a 2-1 victory against Western Sydney Wanderers.
Romarinho (4′), Abdel Rahman Al-Aboud (19′) and Aleksandar Prijović (30′) scored for the Whites’ opposition before got Klich one back prior to half time.
Alioski got a second for Leeds half way through the second half, though Luis Antonio Jiminez grabbed Al-Ittihad’s fourth goal to win the clash 4-2.
Watch the highlights for yourself below…
— نادي الاتحاد السعودي (@ittihad) July 23, 2019
Leeds’ next friendly comes this Saturday, when the first-team travel to Cagliari for an evening kick off and a Leeds XI take on Girona at Tadcaster in the afternoon.
Following the 4-2 defeat to Al-Ittihad at Thorp Arch this week, fans took to express their concerns for the upcoming season despite it being a pre-season friendly – find out what they wrote by clicking on the next page.