Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans has told BBC Live’s coverage that Leeds United should feel disappointed at Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw – but says his Leicester side fought hard not to lose the relegation clash at Elland Road.

Jamie Vardy was introduced in the 70th minute on Tuesday night, and the England international quickly made an impact – finishing well to cancel out Luis Sinisterra’s first-half opener. A point, but a game Leeds could have won.

It sees Leeds remain in 16th place, remaining above Leicester. But, a point that could easily have been three. Marc Roca’s header late on was saved by Daniel Iversen when he should have scored – before Patrick Bamford’s chance.

Tielemans himself had a goal chalked off after an offside before his gorgeous strike kissed the bar before the ball nestled into the back of the net. The Leicester midfielder spoke after the match, saying Leeds will be disappointed.

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“They got two clear chances at the end on a corner when we need to do better. We could have scored another so it’s disappointing for both sides. It will feel like two points dropped for Leeds but we fought hard to not lose.”

Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans says Leeds should feel disappointed

Tielemans is right. Leeds will feel disappointed. Not least because they had the chances late on, and really, should have defended better in the lead up to their goal. But, because it was our best chance of a win in the last six games.

So, with five League games to go, the state of play is this. Leeds have an incredibly tough run in, and have won just one of five our last five. Bournemouth away is next and given the teams afterwards, Leeds have got to get a win.

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