Andy Couzens and Michael Bridges react on Twitter after Leeds United's draw with Aston Villa

Leeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates and fans

Leeds United drew 1-1 with Aston Villa on Thursday evening.

Former Leeds midfielder Andy Couzens and ex-striker Michael Bridges took to Twitter after Thursday's 1-1 draw away at Aston Villa.

The Whites beat Villa 2-0 earlier this month, and looked to be on their way to another win as Pontus Jansson gave them a second half lead at Villa Park, heading home Stuart Dallas' corner with the aid of some terrible handling from Villa goalkeeper Mark Bunn.

Leeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates and fansLeeds' Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring their first goal with team mates and fans

Jansson then hit the crossbar moments later from another corner, and Leeds paid the price as Jonathan Kodjia converted an 86th minute penalty to rescue a point for Villa, after Liam Cooper had handled inside the penalty area.

Having led the game and had chances to seal all three points, the result will have felt like two points dropped for manager Garry Monk, but it did take Leeds into fourth place in the Championship table.

Leeds United manager Garry Monk before the matchLeeds United manager Garry Monk

With just five points dropped in the last seven outings, Leeds are impressing under Monk, and they look a good bet to reach the play-offs this season thanks to their superb defence and improving attack.

After the final whistle against Aston Villa, former Leeds striker and current pundit Michael Bridges took to Twitter to offer his verdict on the performance.

Bridges, who hit 19 goals in 56 games for Leeds, suggested that it was a great performance from the Whites, and wondered whether this is finally the year that they return to the Premier League.

Former Leeds midfielder Andy Couzens added his verdict too, stating that two good teams played out a strong encounter, but praised Robert Green for keeping Leeds in the game towards the end of the clash.

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