PHOTOS: Del Fabro, Montenegro and more as Leeds narrowly lose

Elland Road East Stand

Leeds United lost to Sunderland on Sunday and here are some of the best images from the game:

When Leeds United were drawn against Sunderland in the third round of this season’s FA Cup many fans instantly thought back to the 1973 final, when the Black Cats upset the odds to beat the Whites 1-0.

In the build-up to the match, Leeds manager Neil Redfearn spoke of revenge for those fans with long memories. But Sunderland repeated the score-line to move into the fourth round, leaving their lower-league opponents to focus on a Championship campaign that has had more ups than downs thus far.

Leeds were expected to climb up the table once Redfearn was installed as the permanent manager but instead the famous club has struggled, and it remains to be seen what 2015 has in store for them.

That said, the players on show at the weekend put in a great performance and with a little more luck they could have taken Sunderland back to Elland Road for a replay.

Below is a selection of images from Sunday’s match:

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