(Image) The famous Bielsa 3-3-1-3 formation in all its glory during Leeds United’s win against Hull

While Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has not been shy of changing his tactics and formations during games, he has largely found success with a 4-1-4-1 formation since taking over at the Elland Road club.

However, El Loco decided to give his fabled 3-3-1-3 a go during the 1-0 win against Hull City last night before shaking things up after a slow twenty minutes.

The extremely aggressive formation, which Bielsa has made his own during his previous coaching stints allows quick transitions from defence to attack if mastered. It has been successfully employed by glorious Barcelona teams under Johan Cruyff and more recently, Luis Enrique.

But to see the 3-3-1-3 in England’ second tier is quite revolutionary and it tells us how lucky Leeds as well as the whole Championship division is to have the highly rated manager plying his trade for them.

The Argentine continues to live up to his reputation. Check out the ultra progressive formation of his team against Hull:

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