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Uwe Rosler explains why he got so excited when Leeds scored against Burnley

The Leeds United boss has been speaking about that goal celebration.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has been speaking after his side drew 1-1 against Burnley on the opening weekend of the new Championship campaign.

The Whites took the lead in the 83rd minute and Rosler later told Yorkshire Evening Post journalist Phil Hay exactly why he had celebrated so much.

“I thought we’d won the game by scoring at that time,” the Leeds boss said. “But never mind; next time. It’s a very positive day.”

Leeds striker Mirco Antenucci had only been on the field for 13 minutes when he found the net with a 25-yard curler that sent Elland Road into raptures. But despite Rosler getting in on the act it was not enough, with Sam Vokes equalising for Burnley just three minutes later.

There was still time for either side to win it but that was not to be, and honours were shared in what had been a pulsating match…and hopefully a sign of things to come for these two sides.

Stuart Dallas hit the crossbar on his Leeds debut in the first half but it was Antenucci who got the goal – with the Italian now fighting for regular game-time following the arrival of Chris Wood and Lee Erwin.

Whatever happens in the months ahead, you can be sure Rosler will be celebrating on many more occasions as Leeds attempt to finally earn promotion back to the top flight.


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