‘Someone was saying Bielsa was a delusion however we confirmed everybody we’re right here to compete’: Patrick Bamford claims Leeds shut up their doubters with win over Aston Villa after Gabby Agbonlahor’s damning feedback
- Patrick Bamford says Leeds proved doubters fallacious after spectacular 3-Zero win
- The striker scored a hat-trick as they ended Aston Villa’s 100 per cent begin
- He aimed a dig at former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor after questioning Bielsa
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The ahead’s second-half treble topped a spectacular efficiency from Marcelo Bielsa’s workforce who moved into third place within the desk heading into this weekend’s matches.
Former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor had known as Leeds ‘a delusion’ earlier this week after they have been crushed at residence by Wolves and Bamford wasted no time in reminding him of his phrases.
Patrick Bamford claimed Leeds silenced their doubters after ending Aston Villa’s good begin
Bamford was fast to remind former Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor of pre-match feedback
‘Someone was saying Bielsa was a delusion however we confirmed everybody that Leeds are right here to compete,’ mentioned Bamford. ‘We have been a bit unfortunate to lose to Wolves.
‘Scoring a hat-trick within the Premier League means quite a bit to me – it is what you dream of. At the beginning of my profession I used to be enjoying two minutes right here, 5 minutes there, however now I’ve a supervisor who believes in me, so long as I preserve working arduous.’
Bamford divided Leeds followers final season after lacking a sequence of excellent possibilities of their promotion marketing campaign however he has made a flying begin since Leeds went up and now has six league targets.
Despite the criticism, Bielsa has caught with Bamford, who’s now repaying him handsomely. Bielsa mentioned: ‘They have been all superb targets, a few of the finest he has scored. I’m very completely happy for him.
The striker scored his first Premier League hat-trick as promoted aspect ran out 3-Zero winners
‘He is a participant with a number of qualities and he had creates much more possibilities than he takes. If he continues to enhance his effectivity then he’ll obtain better plaudits.
‘It was a very good efficiency, higher within the second half than the primary. We had the luck to attain the primary objective as they’d just a few possibilities earlier than we did.’ Bielsa additionally defined that his resolution to take off holding midfielder Pascal Struijk after simply 21 minutes was as a result of he feared his participant would obtain a second yellow card.
Villa missed the possibility to start out the season with 5 straight wins for the primary time of their historical past as they did not get the draw that might have taken them prime of the desk. Boss Dean Smith added: ‘We knew there was an opportunity to make historical past by successful our first 5 video games and we’re upset however we got here up towards an excellent workforce.’
Bamford has been criticised in previous however is repaying the religion proven to him by Marcelo Bielsa