Patrick Bamford openly acknowledges a Leeds United dislike, issues a caution regarding corners, and shares thoughts on Huddersfield.

Leeds aimed for their record tenth consecutive league victory during the lunchtime match at Huddersfield but managed only a draw, relying on Bamford’s goal to salvage a point despite playing against ten men for the entire second half. Huddersfield took the lead in first-half stoppage time after Leeds failed to clear a Sorba Thomas free-kick, allowing Michal Helik to convert from close range.

Shortly after, Huddersfield lost Jonathan Hogg to a red card for a second bookable offense following an elbow on Junior Firpo. Bamford leveled the score in the 67th minute, sliding home a cross from Connor Roberts. Despite Leeds’ efforts, Huddersfield held firm, resulting in Leeds dropping out of the division’s second automatic promotion spot.

In a post-match interview with LUTV, Bamford expressed frustration as Leeds’ winning streak came to an end but acknowledged Huddersfield’s tactical approach in a disrupted game, conceding that Leeds “don’t like” such strategies.

Bamford emphasized the importance of avoiding defeat, highlighting coach Farke’s warning about the potential danger from a Huddersfield corner as Leeds pursued a victory.

Reflecting on the match, Bamford remarked, “It was going to be like that, and then obviously conceding the goal made it a little bit more difficult. In the end, we gave it everything obviously but it wasn’t enough and we’ll take a point. If you can’t win a game then don’t lose it.”

He further commented, “The keeper was obviously making the most of taking as long as he could to do everything with every free-kick and throw-in. I know we don’t like it obviously because of the position we are in but you can understand why they were doing it, to hold on for the three points for them.”

Bamford also relayed the coach’s message about the risk of conceding from a late corner, emphasizing the team’s desire to secure victory while ensuring they do not suffer defeat in such situations.

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