Leeds fans react as Kun dazzles at Flamingo Land Stadium

Bright Osayi-Samuel of Queens Park Rangers and Kun Temenuzhkov of Leeds United during the FA Cup Third Round match between Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United at Loftus Road on January 6,...

Kun Temenuzhkov was Leeds United Under-23s best player on Saturday.

A general view of Elland Road as play continues in the second half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Queens Park Rangers at Elland Road on December 8, 2018 in...

Kun Temenuzhkov ripped it up for Leeds United's Under-23 side on Saturday.

Carlos Corberan's men edged out Scarborough Athletic 3-2 at the Flamingo Land Stadium yesterday afternoon.

And it was the Leeds teenager who posted a Man-of-the-Match performance by scoring twice.

The 19-year-old, who was at Barcelona's famed La Masia academy prior to signing for the Whites in 2017, made it 2-0 on the 40-minute mark, before scoring what proved to be the winning goal on 56 minutes.


They were two well-taken goals for the Bulgarian striker, who also set up Jordan Stevens's opener, and here's how fans of the Elland Road club responded to Temenuzhkov's post-match tweet.

It was a good time for the youngster to have a stand-out performance because it looks like Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa will need a new hitman very soon.

Speculation is rife that Kemar Roofe is off to Belgium and with less than a week to go before the transfer window shuts in the Championship, it remains to be seen if United can sign a replacement.

That being said, the youngster has played barely any senior football under Bielsa, so relying on him to replace Roofe would be a monumental gamble.

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

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