Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday Report: Leeds United Match Report
Leeds United moved three points clear of third-placed Sheffield United by beating Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 at Elland Road, taking a firm grip of their second spot in the table.
Jack Harrison scored the only goal of the game for the Whites, who were good value for their win. They are now in pole position to automatically qualify for Premier League football along with Norwich City.
After loads of grafting, Marcelo Bielsa’s men eventually broke the deadlock in the 65th minute. They patiently worked the ball around before freeing up Pablo Hernandez in the wide area. The Spaniard’s low cross was turned past Westwood and Harrison was there to finish it first time.
Before and after that goal, the Whites dominated the game in terms of chances created but, they weren’t able to put that final touch.
On the other hand, Wednesday had two to three decent opportunities, however, the home side defended their goal astutely.
This win leaves Leeds United three points clear of Sheffield United in second place. They are now only three points behind leaders Norwich City, but have played a game more.
Even if winning the title is not in their own hands, the automatic promotion is certainly in their grasps.
Here’s how the Leeds fans reacted after this vital win: