Date: 18th March 2018 at 7:39am
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Leeds United head coach Paul Heckingbottom admitted his side got what they deserved after another disappointing defeat.

Leeds went down to a 2-1 home defeat to Sheffield Wednesday, as they conceded in injury time to make it three defeats from four games in March as the side continue to slide down the Championship table.

‘You get what you deserve,” Heckingbottom told BBC Radio Leeds.

!I won’t make excuses and moan about things. We didn’t win because we didn’t take our chances and we conceded two poor goals.

‘We weren’t clinical with our chances today and we weren’t ruthless at the back.

‘I should be going in on Monday and talking to the team about how we won this game but I’m not.

‘We’re in this together. It is everybody’s responsibility to turn this around.’

Jay-Roy Grot scored his first senior Leeds goal but Atdhe Nuhiu scored twice for the visitors to condemn Leeds to another defeat.

Leeds wasted first half chances with Caleb Ekuban the main culprit. Ekuban, who is still looking for his first championship goal, could only fire at Joe Wildsmith in the first half following a well-worked free-kick and he then smashed another effort well wide.

The home side looked the most likely to open the scoring but they were caught with a sucker-punch with 20 minutes remaining when Nuhiu reacted quickest to a loose ball after Adam Reach had seen his header hit a post.

Leeds fought back, Grot headed the home side level with just under five minutes remaining, and they looked the most likely side to go on and win the game until Nuhiu struck for a second time in injury time. Nuhiu shrugged off Matthew Pennington before firing the ball under Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Leeds have now won just one of their thirteen games in 2018 and having held a play-off place at the turn of the year, they are now down in 14th place in the Championship.

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