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Leeds fans react on Twitter to Liam Bridcutt's performance

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The 27-year-old stood out for Leeds United at Hillsborough.

Leeds Bridcutt

Leeds United kick-started their Championship campaign by beating Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon.

Leeds, without a win in any of their first three league outings, took the lead through striker Marcus Antonsson on 63 minutes, before Chris Wood made sure of the victory on 85 minutes by doubling the lead.

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It was just what the doctor ordered after a tricky few weeks for Whites boss Garry Monk who, under the circumstances, must have been slightly worried for his job.

But there is fresh signs of life in Leeds - who won a last-gasp point in Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Fulham - and one of the reasons for the renewed optimism is Liam Bridcutt.

Bridcutt booked

The 27-year-old midfielder made his second debut for the club against Wednesday after re-signing on Tuesday, and he appeared to make a big impact against the Owls.

Leeds and Sunderland took their time in thrashing out a deal, culminating in something of a transfer saga, but Bridcutt, who lined up alongside the excellent Ronaldo Vieira in midfield, certainly looks like he was worth the wait - and fans agree.

Bolton Wanderers' Liam Trotter in action with Leeds United's Liam Bridcutt

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