Leeds United beat Salford City 3-0: Kalvin Phillips' instant reaction

Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United scores the opening goal during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane on August 13, 2019 in Salford, England.

Leeds United avoided an upset away at League Two Salford.

Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United scores the opening goal during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane on August 13, 2019 in Salford, England.

Leeds United made sure there was no upset in the Carabao Cup against Salford City.

The Whites were simply too good for the League Two side, winning easily after racing into a 3-0 lead just after the hour.

Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips was Sky's man-of-the-match.

He told the channel after the game: "I thought we did well. With the fitness I thought we were better than them and it showed towards the end." 

 

Debutant Eddie Nketiah scored Leeds' opening goal in the first half.

Gaetano Berardi was the less likely scorer of the second after the break, latching onto a corner kick from Helder Costa, who was making his first start.

Minutes later Mateusz Klich scored a superbly taken third goal, curling the ball into the net.

Leeds' next game is away against Wigan Athletic in the Championship this weekend.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa and his staff watch on during the first half during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on August...

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