PAUL ROBINSON has told under-pressure Leeds boss Jesse Marsch to stop “moaning” about opposition tactics.
The American has hit out at rivals slowing the game down to disrupt Leeds’ turbo-charged style.
And Robinson said: “Jesse is infectious but at times he’s too open and honest.
“He seems to criticise other teams every week for breaking up play, slowing the game down and upsetting Leeds’ rhythm.
“He moans about it every game and then he’s surprised that the next opponents do the same thing!”
Leeds are without a win since August and face a huge four days with a trip to struggling Leicester tonight before hosting Fulham on Sunday.
Marsch replaced Marcelo Bielsa in February and kept the west Yorkshiremen up on the final day of last season.
And former England stopper Robinson, 43, added: “He’s earned himself time after keeping Leeds in the Premier League but over time it will tell if it was the right decision to bring him in.
“Jesse did what he was brought in to do last year but it’s only going to be a matter of time before noises are made.
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“Bournemouth and Fulham were two of the three favourites to go down but look at the way they’ve started.
“Leeds were also in that potential relegation group at the start of the season, and the nearer they slip towards it the more trouble they’re going to get in.
“He’s going to have to get results.
“They’ve done it at times during games but he’s struggling to get that type of performance every week against sides not in the top six.”
The Whites have only scored four goals in their last six games, with Patrick Bamford – returning from a host of injury problems – fluffing his lines in the last two games.
The striker squandered a golden chance during the 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace before missing a penalty against the Gunners.
Bamford, 29, needs just one more to bring up 100 league goals.
And Robinson, who played 95 Prem games for Leeds, said: “They’ve been so reliant on Patrick but he’s got a long way to go to get back to the level we know he can play at.
“He looks like he’s lacking that cutting edge. He’s been stuck on 99 goals since last December so is desperate to get that goal – it will be playing on his mind.”
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