The Blades ran out 1-0 winners over the Whites at Elland Road on Saturday.
In a game with multiple efforts between the two sides but very few incisive concrete chances, it came down to one moment which proved the difference, and it went the way of the visitors.
Chris Basham, playing as a makeshift midfielder, slotted home the winner from just outside the box in the second half after Billy Sharp capitalised on a mistake by Leeds captain Liam Cooper to charge towards goal and steer the ball into his teammate's path.
Leeds had 17 shots but none of those were on target (Sky Sports), with the likes of Tyler Roberts, who hit the post, Jack Harrison and Pontus Jansson all weighed in with efforts, and they finished the game with ten men after goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was sent off for bringing down Billy Sharp.
The result saw Chris Wilder's charges edge up to second in the Championship table with just eight games left of the regular season and saw them ramp up the pressure on leaders Norwich City.
Here is how some Blades fans reacted on Twitter at full time:
What a win!what a performance!what a statement!10 unbeaten!3 wins in a row!7 clean sheets in a row blades!the blades are going up!⚔️⚽️⚪️— Nathan Kelsall (@Nathan_sufc20) March 16, 2019
Well done Bash, richly deserved by a true Blade.— Richardnortonblade (@Richardblades8) March 16, 2019
Rode luck at times first half, second half immense, trojan like defending. UTB!!!— Tom J Colton (@ThomasColton2) March 16, 2019
Were on the march with Wilders Army— Ricky thorpe (@ricky_thorpe) March 16, 2019
Omg - not felt like that since the season went up with Bassett! Goosebumps! Think I can start to dream #SUFC— Clairy Lairy ♀️ (@Lairey_Mr_B) March 16, 2019
We gifted you the points at the Lane after out playing you. We stole them today haha— Phil (@phil_UTB) March 16, 2019
I'm at work about to cry tears of joy— Whitep0ny84 (@spoonerdan84) March 16, 2019