Andy Lonergan reacts as Leeds Under-23's beat Nottingham Forest

Andrew Lonergan of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on November 19, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds Under-23's earned an excellent win against Nottingham Forest's second string in front of Andy Lonergan.

Leeds goalkeeper Andy Lonergan reacts during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newport County and Leeds United at Rodney Parade on January 7, 2018 in Newport, Wales.

Leeds United goalkeeper Andy Lonergan congratulated the Whites Under-23 side as Carlos Corberan's side ran riot at Thorp Arch with an excellent win over Nottingham Forest.

Lonergan was in attendance along with fellow first-team stars Hadi Sacko and Ronaldo Vieira as the Whites beat Forest 5-1, thanks to goals from Tom Pearce, Paudie O'Connor, Oriol Rey, Alex Machuca and Adrian Balboa all scored.

Leeds posted a picture of the first-team trio on Twitter at Thorp Arch as they watched Leeds' stars of tomorrow shine at the Whites' training ground, as Jay-Roy Grot, Pascal Struijk and Bailey Peacock-Farrell also impressed.

Lonergan, who is currently playing second-fiddle to Felix Wiedwald in Leeds first team, posted on his Twitter account stating the victory was a "great 5-1 win".

The veteran goalkeeper, who almost joined Championship side Sunderland on deadline day, is expected to remain on the bench at Bramall Lane on Saturday as Leeds travel to face Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.

In Paul Heckingbottom's first game in charge, it remains to be seen what kind of side the former Barnsley manager fields as he looks to end Leeds' run of seven league and cup matches without a win.

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