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Jon Toral comments on Elland Road atmosphere after beating Leeds

Jon Toral

Arsenal youngster Jon Toral helped Brentford beat Leeds 1-0 at Elland Road on Saturday.

Brentford continued their push towards the Premier League with an impressive 1-0 win over Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday.

A second half goal from Tottenham loanee Alex Pritchard won the game for Mark Warburton's men, whilst Arsenal youngster Jon Toral - also on loan with the Bees - helped his side to the three points.

The 20-year-old came on in the 58th minute for Brentford, and even hit the post from outside of the box as Brentford went close to making it 2-0.

The Spaniard is on a season-long loan deal at Griffin Park, having joined the Gunners from Barcelona back in 2011 but failed to push into the first team under Arsene Wenger.

Toral has two goals in 22 games for Brentford, and is continuing to develop in West London, with Saturday's game against Leeds the latest step in his progression.

He reflected on the win over Leeds on the Brentford official website, saying that playing at Elland Road was a huge occasion for him.

"It’s another experience for me playing in a stadium as big as this," said Toral. "With the history that this club has got, to win in an atmosphere like this has been great."

Elland Road is the second largest stadium in the Championship, and is an arena built for Premier League football, so it's no surprise to see players in awe of playing there. 

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