They actually ARE soiled Leeds! Jesse Marsch’s aspect hit a landmark CENTURY of cards in one Premier League season following Dan James’s crimson and Kalvin Phillips’s yellow in opposition to Chelsea – simply days after beating Derby’s record of 97 set in 2000
- Dan James was given his marching orders in first half of the conflict with Chelsea
- Kalvin Phillips was later proven a yellow card through the 3-0 defeat for Leeds
- The two cards noticed Jesse Marsch’s aspect hit a tally of 100 cards for the season
- The Whites had already damaged the record for many cards in their loss to Arsenal
- Leeds surpassed Derby’s record of 97 set in the 1999-2000 Premier League time period
Leeds United hit a landmark century of cards in one Premier League season after Dan James’s crimson and Kalvin Phillips’s yellow in opposition to Chelsea, having already damaged the record for essentially the most in a marketing campaign.
Jesse Marsch’s aspect spectacularly imploded in opposition to the west London staff on Wednesday night time as they suffered a 3-0 defeat to slide into the relegation zone.
The Whites swiftly discovered themselves behind after Mason Mount opened the scoring in the fourth minute however discovered their distress quickly compounded as James was given his marching orders for a harmful excessive deal with on Chelsea midfielder Mateo Kovacic 20 minutes later.
Leeds hit a landmark century of cards in one Premier League season after defeat to Chelsea
Dan James (left) was despatched off for a reckless deal with on Mateo Kovacic (centre) on Wednesday
The defeat was the second sport in a row the place Leeds had been proven a straight crimson card however it signaled a a lot larger undesirable achievement for the membership.
The winger’s crimson and Phillip’s first-half cautioning have been Leeds’ 99th and one hundredth cards of the 2021-22 Premier League marketing campaign, with the aspect managing to rack up the tally in simply 36 video games.
The Yorkshire aspect have seen 97 yellow cards and three reds over the course of the season and had already damaged the record for essentially the most cards in a top-flight season previous to the Chelsea sport.
Kalvin Phillips (second left) was later cautioned for sliding in on Christian Pulisic (centre)
Just days earlier, Leeds made undesirable Premier League historical past by turning into the primary aspect to gather greater than 95 yellow cards in a season, eclipsing the earlier record held by Sunderland (94) in 2014-15, throughout their conflict in opposition to Arsenal.
A two-footed lunge on Gabriel Martinelli noticed Luke Ayling, who was carrying the captain’s armband in the absence of Liam Cooper, head for an early bathtub following a VAR review on the Emirates.
Raphinha earned a reserving of his personal for protesting in the wake of Ayling’s sending off, whereas Mateusz Klich was additionally cautioned in the primary half.
Jesse Marsch’s (above) aspect had already made Premier League historical past in opposition to Arsenal
The three cards additionally noticed Leeds surpass Derby for the record complete of cards, who had obtained 97 in the 1999-2000 season.
James’s crimson and a yellow for England worldwide Phillips in opposition to Chelsea then noticed Leeds hit the century mark.
Both Sunderland and Everton are 4 off Leeds’ new benchmark with the Black Cats hitting 96 in 2014-15 and the Toffees in 1998-99.
Luke Ayling (left) noticed crimson in opposition to the Gunners for a horror deal with on Gabriel Martinelli (proper)
Raphina (proper) was then cautioned for protesting in the wake of Ayling’s sending off
While in newer years, Arsenal have come the closest, having obtained 91 in 2019-20.
With two video games left to play, Leeds nonetheless have the prospect to take their tally even greater as they face Brighton and Brentford in a struggle to retain their spot in the top-flight.
Leeds at the moment sit 18th behind fellow strugglers Burnley on aim distinction and two factors off Sixteenth-place Everton.
However, Burnley have a sport in hand and Leeds will likely be anxiously watching on in the hope they slip up in opposition to Tottenham, Aston Villa and Newcastle.