Leeds United won 2-0 against Wycombe Wanderers away from home in a friendly game on Friday evening.
Leeds United defeated Wycombe Wanderers 2-0 away from home in a friendly game on Friday evening.
Summer signing Erwin found the target on the half-hour mark when he calmly tucked the ball in from inside the Wycombe penalty box.
Byram, who can play as a right-winger or as a right-back, made it 2-0 in the 51st minute, who hammered Souleymane Doukara’s cut-back beyond the Alex helpless Lynch with an emphatic finish.
The 22-year-old did not start the match and came on in place of Gaetano Berardi at the half-time interval.
The youngster did relatively well, and his confidence will have been boosted by his goal.
Byram is one of the most promising and brightest young players in the Championship, but his future at Elland Road has recently come under doubt.
The Englishman has not played regularly this season and is not guaranteed a place in the Leeds’ starting lineup.
A recent report in The Yorkshire Evening Post stated: “Byram’s fourth season as a senior professional at Leeds has been overshadowed by the fall-out from failed contract negotiations between his agent and United owner Massimo Cellino.”
“Cellino was publicly critical of Byram in August, claiming the youngster thought Leeds were ‘too small for him’ following Byram’s refusal to accept a new deal which would have reduced his weekly wage,” added the report.
On Friday evening, Byram was happy and so was the rest of the Leeds squad, as the following photos suggest: