Ralph Ineson reacts to Leeds defeat on Twitter

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United lost a massive six-pointer with Sheffield United today.

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United missed a big chance to move one step closer to the Premier League today.

Marcelo Bielsa's side lost 1-0 to Yorkshire and promotion rivals Sheffield United at Elland Road.

Victory would have given Leeds a five-point cushion in the automatic promotion places, but the defeats means that Bielsa's troops are now third in the Championship.

It was a massive game in West Yorkshire and one that was decided by Chris Basham's goal on 71 minutes, before the Whites' goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was dismissed late on.

 

It's a blow but certainly doesn't kill Leeds' chances of finishing in the top two, with only two points separating third-placed United from leaders Norwich, who visit Rotherham today.

Here's how celebrity Leeds fan Ralph Ineson, who played Chris Finch in the British edition of The Office, reacted to the win.

It'll be a very long international break for Leeds, who take on Millwall after the hiatus.

Everybody affiliated with the club will be desperate to avoid the anguish of the playoffs, having suffered disappointment in that regard in the past.

General View of Elland Road prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on December 26, 2018 in Leeds, England.

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