Journalist Beren Cross has slammed defender Rasmus Kristensen after he put in a ‘suspect’ performance in Leeds United’s most recent match.
However, Leeds didn’t endure the most enjoyable half and went in at the break 1-0 down after Anthony Gordon finished well to give visitors Everton the lead.
In the second half, Jesse Marsch’s men hit back thanks to a fine effort from Luis Sinisterra, which comfortably beat Jordan Pickford from long distance.
In the end, that was enough to see the match end all square at 1-1. Reacting to the events of the game in his player ratings for LeedsLive, Cross gave Kristensen a 6/10 for his efforts as it was another shaky performance from the summer arrival from RB Salzburg.
Indeed, he wrote: “Again looked suspect in defence and struggled to get a handle on Anthony Gordon. Right place at the right time with a late block.”
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According to his stats on SofaScore, only one of his teammates made more fouls than the booked Kristensen (2), while he lost possession 15 times (the fifth-worst in his team), and struggled with a passing accuracy of just 73%.
As a result of the draw, Leeds United now have eight points after their first five games and sit fifth in the league – although other teams could catch them after this round’s fixtures have been played.
It might not have been a great evening for Kristensen, but it’s a decent point for his side. Perhaps his late block to deny Everton a dramatic winner will be a saving grace for him as he continues to settle in the Premier League.