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Bielsa: I am responsible for Leeds 3-1 defeat to Norwich

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has taken full responsibility for his sides 3-1 home loss to Norwich City on Saturday evening.

Bielsa’s sides loss sees them relinquish top spot in the Championship to Daniel Farke’s Canaries and speaking after the game at Elland Road, the Argentine coach lamented his sides lack of a clinical edge in front of goal.

“We still need too many chances to score and we need to be much more clinical than we were tonight. We did not make our possession count,” Bielsa told BBC Sport.

“We have now lost the previous defensive solidity and that is down to me, not the players. I feel deeply responsible.

“We made the changes at half-time to try and make better use of the wide areas. It did not work and you have to give credit to Norwich for the quality they showed.”

Leeds have lost two of the three games since the ‘spygate’ scandal that rocked the club last month, and have lost five of their last seven overall.

That means Norwich and Leeds are now tied on 57 points at the top of the Championship, with Farke’s side ahead due to a superior goal difference.

Next up for Bielsa’s men is an away trip to face Tony Pulis’ Middlesbrough.

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