It certainly makes things look a lot worse when you put them in hard numbers like this.
Kiko Casilla and his place in the team has been a topic of hot debate amongst the Leeds United fanbase recently, and he added fuel to the fire after his latest error against Brentford cost the team another two crucial points in their battle for promotion.
And all this after being so impressive during the early part of the season, it makes it even more baffling how he can drop off so much.
@LUFCData compiled a thread on Twitter yesterday in which he broke down just how bad the Spaniard’s drop in form has been, and it didn’t make for great reading as he dissected his form from before and after Leeds United’s collapse against Cardiff City back in December, with perhaps the most glaring stat being that his save percentage has dropped from 82.5% to 47.4%
And when faced with this new information, it just reaffirmed what fans have been seeing with their own eyes recently and they tore into the shot-stopper.
He’s losing us so many points with his poor judgement it all adds up over a longer time his confidence has been lost for now and is a priority to swap for meslier. If the team don’t score we still need the keeper to be up to scratch cause a little mistake can cost us the match
— Ryan Bullock (@bullock_ryan) February 12, 2020
Thank you for the thread. His game really is shot at the moment. Personally I don't think he should have been around after the playoffs, he 'lost his head' and keepers for me have to be very stoic, tough and unemotional. He seems to be caught up in it all.
— Chris (@Chris_CD2010) February 12, 2020
The stark change in performances from Kiko is incredible. Has gone from one of the best in the league to one of the worst. Can he turn his form around? I feel that in itself is the question the entire team has to answer.
— CBM Primate (@CBMPrimate666) February 12, 2020
Forget Cardiff and go back to last season and all the other errors he made. Sheff U, Ipswich, Derby to name a few. These are not isolated errors, he’s just not a very good keeper. Did Orta actually see him play?
— Shay Cunningham (@SCunninghamlufc) February 12, 2020
His heads gone, majority of the fans want him dropped and he’s feeling the pressure.
— Jack (@Jackm96x) February 12, 2020
What can Meslier do to be any worse? Absolutely no risk
— superleeds69 (@superleeds69) February 13, 2020
It’s simple. He can’t handle pressure.
— ChrisB6000 (@ChrisB6000) February 12, 2020
Maybe it’s time to give Meslier a go, Kiko is crumbling under the pressure
— Neil Sheridan (@shez70) February 12, 2020
Has Casilla played his last game for Leeds?
Surely he doesn’t have much time left before there’s going to be a change between the sticks?