Leeds fans wonder if Dwight Gayle inspired Whites goal celebration

WBA player Dwight Gayle is fouled for a penalty in the last minutes of the game during the Sky Bet Championship EPL match between West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest at The...

Pontus Jansson opened the scoring in Leeds United's latest Championship clash.

Pontus Jansson of Leeds United  is sent off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Leeds United at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 19th January 2019.

There are a number of Leeds fans who are not quite sure what the celebration for Pontus Jansson's opening goal during their clash with Swansea was all about - but several have suggested that it may have been a reference to West Brom striker Dwight Gayle.

Gayle is facing potential punishment for diving after winning a penalty during the final stages of the Baggies' 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest on Tuesday night.

 

There did not seem to be any contact made with the forward, who then proceeded to fall to ground in quite a dramatic manner. But referee Lee Mason did feel that it was a penalty, and gave Jay Rodriguez the opportunity to equalise.

And some Leeds fans seem to be wondering whether Jansson and his teammates were paying tribute to Gayle's fall when he broke the deadlock against the Swans on Wednesday.

WBA player Dwight Gayle is fouled for a penalty in the last minutes of the game during the Sky Bet Championship EPL match between West Bromwich Albion and Nottingham Forest at The...

The Swede found the bottom corner as the ball fell to him and he headed over to the crowd before he and several of his teammates threw their arms out while leaning forward.

No one is quite sure what was going on. But there is no question that most of the responses to the club's tweet posting the image mention the West Brom striker and the events of the previous night.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson celebrates scoring his side's equalising goal to make the score 2-2, with Luke Ayling

Here is the club's tweet and some of the responses...

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