Leeds United KO'd by Derby: Noel Whelan's instant reaction

Leeds fans show their support during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United's match with Derby County was full of drama.

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

An entertaining play-off second leg saw Derby County fight back against Leeds United.

The Rams won 4-2 at Elland Road, winning 4-2 on aggregate. 

Former Leeds striker Noel Whelan gave his reaction to BBC Radio Leeds immediately after the game.

He said: "I'm absolutely gutted. I know everybody is. There's too many mistakes this evening. Conceding goals, players not communicating well enough. I'm just gutted." 

 
 

Leeds were favourites to go through after Kemar Roofe's away winner in a 1-0 first leg victory at Pride Park.

Stuart Dallas doubled Leeds' advantage in the first half to put the Whites in a commanding position.

Then in the 44th minute Leeds defender Liam Cooper and goalkeeper Kiko Casilla were involved in a mix-up, and Jack Marriott on as an early substitute, gleefully scored with his first touch.

Immediately after half-time, Mason Mount scored after being set up by Harry Wilson.

Cooper then gave away a penalty, which loanee Harry Wilson scored easily, before Stuart Dallas scored a terrific equaliser.

Gaetano Berardi complicated Leeds' chances, by getting sent off with 10 minutes to go for a second booking.

Derby's extra man told, with Jack Marriott scoring a late winner, a few moments after Harry Wilson had hit the post.

The Rams had Scott Malone sent off an injury time as Leeds pushed for an equaliser.

Leeds fans show their support during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds, England.

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