Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter to penalty incident during Leeds' win over Derby

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Leeds United left Derby County's ground with a vital 1-0 win today.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds beat Derby 1-0 today in the first-leg of the Championship play-off semi-final clash at Pride Park, and there was a huge call that went the way of Marcelo Bielsa's side.

The Whites dominated the ball from the very first whistle, and thoroughly deserved their victory.


Bielsa's side looked more dangerous than Lampard's men, and were far more fluid in their attacking play.

Things could have been so different, however.

Referee Craig Pawson pointed to the spot after 77 minutes when Jack Harrison was adjudged to have fouled Jayden Bogle inside the area.

Jayden Bogle of Derby County is challenged by Jack Harrison of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final first leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at...

He then sensationally overturned the decision after consulting the linesman, and Leeds went on to comfortably win the game.

The decision from Pawson was an incredibly bold one, and it had plenty of people talking on social media.

And Gary Lineker, one of the most high-profile voices on Twitter, posted a tweet highlighting just how important the decision could prove to be:

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