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It is no wonder Jesse Marsch cited Mother Teresa as one of his great inspirations. Because the way things are looking for his Leeds side, they are starting to need the sort of miracle the saint is said to have performed.
Or perhaps it is Teresa’s charitable nature Marsch most admires. For the Whites have certainly mastered the art of giving their opponents a helping hand.
Against Arsenal last Sunday, they gifted the hosts a fifth-minute opener and were reduced to ten men after 27 minutes following Luke Ayling’s reckless two-footed tackle.
Jesse Marsch's Leeds remain in the Premier League relegation zone with two games to go
On Wednesday night, they outdid even that, allowing Chelsea to score after only four minutes before Daniel James saw red in just the 24th minute for another wild, studs-up lunge.
It was the sort of tackle that would have made Mother Teresa wince. And whatever words of wisdom Marsch used on his players