Leeds player ratings: Dallas superb... but Doukara the shock hero against Wolves

Leeds beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 on Thursday night despite an early onslaught from the home side.

Marco Silvestri - 6/10

The Italian was a little indecisive at times in the first half and wasn't actually troubled all that much. Wolves had several early chances but were profligate in front of goal.

Charlie Taylor - 6.5/10

A quiet first half but the Leeds United star produced some solid defending in the second half when the visitors were looking to hold their lead.

Giuseppe Bellusci - 6/10

Produced a good tackle here or there but the Leeds defence were all at sea for the Wolves goal - and subsequent series of chances.

Liam Cooper - 6/10

Like Bellusci, the centre-back simply could not cope with Benik Afobe in the first half and, although the Whites turned things around, they could have been in a position of no return had the hosts taken their opportunities in front of goal.

Scott Wootton - 6/10

Wolves were all over Leeds out wide while they were on top and Wootton seemed powerless to stop them.

Liam Bridcutt - 7/10

A dominant display through the middle full of tackles.

Tom Adeyemi - Came off injured after half an hour

Stuart Dallas - 8/10

On fire throughout. Scored a great goal and even showed good tracking back. However, it was Dallas who lost his man for Wolves' second - so not a perfect display.

Lewis Cook - 7/10

Leeds were not always dominant in midfield but 18-year-old Cook had his moments, the pick of which was his superb pass in the build-up to United's equaliser.

Sam Byram - 8/10

Steve Evans may well be given credit for a bit of managerial genius. Whether through sheer luck or perfect judgement, it seems the Scot picked the ideal time for Byram to return, with the Leeds star netting twice for the Whites.

Chris Wood - 6/10

Suffered from a lack of service before Evans changed things to 4-4-2 but did well to assist Byram for his first - before then diving out of the way of the shot so as not to appear offside. Generally, though, Wood was very wasteful indeed, missing a string of chances (most of which he should have put away.)


Souleymane Doukara - 9/10

The much-maligned Leeds forward has received plenty of deserved criticism during his time at Elland Road. Here, though, he was superb! The 24-year-old started several moves from deep and was involved in the build-up to both of Byram's goals.

Mirco Antenucci and Alex Mowatt also came on late in the game, at which point the focus was squarely on Leeds trying to keep the ball and see out the match.

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