Gallery: Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson goes in goal against Sheffield United

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson finishes the game in goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

The Whites defender replaced the dismissed Kiko Casilla in between the sticks in the 1-0 Championship loss to the Blades.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson finishes the game in goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Saturday's Championship game between Yorkshire rivals Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road saw the Blades run out 1-0 winners over Marcelo Bielsa's side and leapfrog their opponents to second in the table.

In a game bereft of concrete scoring opportunities, one clinical moment ended up proving the difference between the two sides and it came courtesy of a Blades stalwart playing as a makeshift midfielder.

Chris Basham slotted home the winner from just outside the box midway through the second half after Billy Sharp capitalised on a mistake by Whites captain Liam Cooper to bear down towards goal before slotting the ball into his teammate's path.

 

According to Sky Sports, Sheff Utd only had the one effort on target, while Leeds had none at all, with the likes of Tyler Roberts, Jack Harrison and Pontus Jansson all trying their luck but coming up short.

Near the end of the game, goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was shown a red card in stoppage time for a professional foul on Billy Sharp, and with all three substitutions made, Jansson eventually went in between the sticks

Here are some photos from the game, including the Whites players appearing to deliberate amongst themselves who would be going in goal after Casilla's dismissal:

Fans arrive at Elland Road, home of Leeds United FC during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's Tyler Roberts collides with Sheffield United's Dean Henderson during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16,...

Leeds United's Jack Harrison rues a missed opportunity during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa shouts instructions to his team from the technical area during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road...

Referee David Coote shows Leeds United's Kiko Casillas a straight red during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in...

Leeds United players decide who will go in goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's Pontus Jansson pulls on the goalkeepers jersey during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds,...

Sheffield United players celebrate after the match during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on March 16, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips, Pablo Hernandez and Pontus Jansson react after the match during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield United at Elland Road on...

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