Pep Clotet reacts on Twitter to Leeds United's draw at Aston Villa

Swansea manager Garry Monk and assistant manager Josep Clotet (L)

Leeds United assistant comments after draw at Villa Park.

Leeds United let slip the chance to do a double over Aston Villa by conceding a late goal to fall to a 1-1 draw.

The Whites had been on their way to a 1-0 win through a Pontus Jansson goal before Liam Cooper was penalised for handball inside his own penalty box with five minutes to go.

Leeds' Liam Cooper remonstrates with the assistant referee after a penalty was awarded to Aston VillaLeeds' Liam Cooper remonstrates with the assistant referee after a penalty was awarded to Aston Villa

Jonathan Kodjia sent Rob Green the wrong way from the spot to earn Villa a point and lift Steve Bruce's side up to ninth in the table.

Leeds remain in the play-off spots but missed a chance to climb above Reading and into third place, who have a game in hand.

Aston Villa's Jonathan Kodjia scores their first goal from the penalty spotAston Villa's Jonathan Kodjia scores their first goal from the penalty spot

Assistant manager Pep Clotet summed up the mood after the game on social media, expressing a view of frustration, while keeping perspective that the team is heading in the right direction.

Leeds' performance was strong enough that Villa could have had few complaints if the Whites had taken all three points.

Once again Ross McCormack failed to score against his former side, for the third consecutive season since leaving Elland Road, and it took a late penalty for Villa to break their defence down.

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