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Leeds forward Rodrigo has backed his teammates to another strong showing against Tottenham after scoring two straight wins.
The whites ended 2020 with back-to-back Premier League wins over Burnley and West Brom. In fact, the latter came in with a resounding 5-0 margin.
Those results have sent Leeds back up the table after a 6-2 win by Manchester United.
Marcelo bielsaThe team now faces a tough away game at Tottenham on Saturday lunchtime. However, Rodrigo hopes Leeds can maintain their recent momentum.
The Spain international said LUTV: “We are trying to do our best this season. It is true that we have had different performances during the season, good and bad, but we want to maintain and maintain our current level in games.
“Two consecutive victories is important for us to grow, for our confidence and to achieve our goals.
“We want to maintain this level for the next game and try to win.”
Leeds were also in good spirits when they beat Newcastle 5-2 in early December.
Overall, the club has made a positive impression on the field in its first season back in the top flight after promotion.
Their attacking instincts have been especially praised after they took Liverpool all the way and scored a point against Manchester City.
Rodrigo praises Leeds’ recent mentality
Rodrigo, who scored in both wins over Newcastle and West Brom, feels that continuing to chase goals is the right approach.
“We did not stop, we scored the first goal and we went for more and that is the mentality that we have to have in these games,” he said.
Meanwhile, Leeds coach Bielsa pointed out at his pre-match press conference that the Spurs, despite their recent losing streak, remain solid proof.
“Regarding Tottenham and the way they are playing, they are a very difficult team to face,” said the Argentine.
“In each position they have solid, good players, they have options, they have forwards who can unbalance and they are very clear about how they want to play.
“It is a team in which the influence of the coach is clearly seen, they are very competitive.”
His counterpart José Mourinho has offered insight into his analysis of Saturday’s opponents.