Noel Whelan reacts to Leeds United win against Derby County at Elland Road

Leeds United's Jack Harrison celebrates scoring his side's second goal

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United have won against Derby County this evening.

Leeds United's Jack Harrison scores his side's second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 11, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United have returned to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Derby County at home in the Championship this evening.

The West Yorkshire outfit headed into the match against Derby at Elland Road on the back of three successive defeats, two of which were in the league.

Kemar Roofe put Leeds in the lead in the 20th minute, and Manchester City-owned youngster Jack Harrison doubled the advantage in the 47th minute.

Noel Whelan was following the match, and the former Leeds striker has given his take on the performance of Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

 

Whelan said on BBC Radio Leeds at full time on Friday evening (9:40pm, January 11, 2019): “Impressive on both counts, on the ball, off the ball, intensity, aggression, just dominating from start to finish.”

Meanwhile, former Leeds striker Dominic Matteo has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to the win for the Whites.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa watches on during the first half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 11, 2019 in Leeds,...

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Elland Road on Friday evening, hosts Leeds had 62% of the possession, took 15 shots of which five were on target, and earned eight corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Derby had 38% of the possession, took seven shots of which two were on target, and earned two corner, according to BBC Sport.

The result means that Leeds are now at the top of the Championship table with 54 points from 27 matches, five points clear of second-placed Norwich City, who have played 26 games.

Leeds United's Jack Harrison celebrates scoring his side's second goal

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