Sheffield Wednesday’s Tom Lees nearly does a Radamel Falcao at Leeds United’s Elland Road

Tom Lees reflects on his return to Leeds United as a Sheffield Wednesday player for the Yorkshire derby in the Championship on Saturday.

Radamel Falcao made his debut for Manchester United against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14.

The Colombia international striker, who joined the Red Devils on a season-long loan deal from AS Monaco on transfer deadline day, came on as a substitute midway through the second half in the Premier League clash.

Prior to his coming on, Falcao had made the rather amusing error of running down the wrong side of the touchline to warm up.

Tom Lees nearly made a similar ‘mistake’ on Saturday during the Yorkshire derby between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship which ended in a 1-1 draw.

The 23-year-old defender was playing his first game at Elland Road since leaving the Whites for the Sheffield outfit in the summer transfer window.

‘It was very strange, I nearly ran over to the wrong side to warm up!’, Lees told Wednesday’s official website. ‘But it’s nice to come back and see a few familiar faces. “There aren’t too many left but the ones that are, it was good to see them’.

Lees, though, quickly forgot that ‘error’ and gave a strong display in the heart of the Wednesday defence, as shown by the stats below:

  PositionTeamTotal TackleWon TackleError Lead To GoalError Lead To ShotDuel WonDuel LostAppearancesMins Played
Tom Lees DF Sheff Wed 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 90

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