Leeds United and Swansea City, two of the teams remained unbeaten in the Championship, faced each other in matchday six. The Yorkshire-based club continued their second season with Marcelo Bielsa and his style of play helped them secure thirteen points up to now. As high confidence growing among the squad, they welcomed Swansea to the Elland Road.

In his first season with a senior team, Steve Cooper had coped well with the expectations that were put on him. Eleven goals and only conceded four, the Welsh club matched Leeds’ record and were followed up in the league table. They picked up their form from the first two matches to secure another three points to the season. Wayne Routledge’s only goal in the 90th minute sent the fans into rapture as they went home in joy.

This tactical analysis will provide an analysis of the match between Leeds and Swansea. Meanwhile, using statistics, we will point out the similarities in both teams’ tactics and how did the home side’s tactics couldn’t secure a win for them.

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