sport news Leeds United's entertainers will be INFURIATING meticulous boss Marcelo Bielsa 

The Premier League has always cherished the great entertainers. Doubly so when they're interlopers just up from the division below determined to give the established clubs one in the eye.

But as much as every neutral wants Leeds United - two games, three points, seven scored, seven conceded - to be involved in 4-3 thrillers each weekend, it just isn't sustainable.

Marcelo Bielsa, already twitchy about the number of goals his team are shipping, wouldn't allow it, for one thing.

There were two sides to Leeds United as they beat Fulham 4-3 on Saturday - the free-flowing attacking side that has scored seven times in their first two Premier League games

There were two sides to Leeds United as they beat Fulham 4-3 on Saturday - the free-flowing attacking side that has scored seven times in their first two Premier League games

Then there is the porous defence that was bullied by Aleksandar Mitrovic and has now conceded seven goals in those same two matches

Then there is the porous defence that was bullied by Aleksandar Mitrovic and has now conceded seven goals in those same two matches

The meticulous Marcelo Bielsa will be furious with the defensive weaknesses exposed

The meticulous Marcelo Bielsa will be furious with the defensive weaknesses exposed 

This is a man who craves control and attention to detail. Everything about his team is meticulously planned. Right the way down to where the players park in the car park, according to L'Equipe.  

His side were excellent against Liverpool on the first weekend, refusing to bow before the champions but let themselves down through naivety and indiscipline in defence.

They were swashbuckling in attack against Fulham, racing into a commanding 4-1 lead before being made to sweat after conceding twice.

As Bielsa fretted about his defenders failing to contain Aleksandar Mitrovic - 'we could not cope with the Fulham No 9' - it was easy to forget Leeds had the Championship's best defence last season.

A manager as meticulous as Bielsa will have been infuriated by these lapses at the back. 'We are worried about that,' he admitted post-match and his tone suggested a week of intense defensive drills in training.

Mitrovic wins a header against Robin Koch, who has struggled so far in English football

Mitrovic wins a header against Robin Koch, who has struggled so far in English football

Leeds may be entertaining but they need to figure out how to shore up their defence

Leeds may be entertaining but they need to figure out how to shore up their defence

Having conceded two penalties in two games, it's clear Robin Koch - a £13million summer signing to replace Ben White, who stayed at Brighton after an excellent season on loan - needs time to get up to speed.

Leeds have a particularly aggressive style of defending, in as much as they press up as a team to win the ball back as quickly as possible. According to EFL Analysis, they allowed a PPDA (Passes Allowed Per Defensive Action - a measure of how intensely a team press) of 5.86 per match, the lowest in the Championship last year. 

So far this season they have the second worst record in terms of expected Goals Allowed, behind West Brom. Is that sustainable against a consistently higher standard of player in the Premier League, or will he have to adjust?

Bielsa learned many lessons from the season before as Leeds won promotion as champions

Bielsa learned many lessons from the season before as Leeds won promotion as champions

Bielsa has shown that his obsessive nature doesn't make him resistant to change; indeed quite the opposite. His methods can be unorthodox, he may have a hint of madness, but not many measure up to Bielsa when it comes to coaching faults out of players.

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