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Kavlin Phillips lauds Leeds United fans after win against Birmingham

Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips' shot sneaks under the body of Birmingham City's Lee Camp during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road on...

Leeds United have moved into the automatic places after their win against Birmingham City.

Leeds United's Kalvin Phillips celebrates scoring the opening goal  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Birmingham City at Elland Road on October 19, 2019 in...

Kalvin Phillips has claimed that he has 'never heard anything like it' as he was making reference to the noise the Elland Road crowd were making during Leeds United's 1-0 win against Birmingham on Saturday. 

It was a special occasion for Leeds because after celebrating their 100th birthday on Thursday, the club legends were also invited to watch Marcelo Bielsa's side in action against the Blues. 

The legends were paraded around the pitch, as Leeds fans were in fine voice, as they were in even buoyant mood when Phillips scored the only goal of the game. 

 

After the match, Phillips paid tribute to the Elland Road faithful, as the Leeds supporters will be absolutely delighted with what he had to say. 

"It was a great atmosphere," Phillips told LUFC TV. "I've never heard anything like it, to be fair and with the legends coming before the game, the crowd were like a 12th man out there all the time. Thanks to the fans and I'm glad they have all had a good week."

Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United

It was fitting that it was Phillips who scored the winning goal for Leeds given the week the club has had, as he will no doubt will want to add more goals to his game this season. 

Leeds were beaten by Millwall before the international break, as they bounced back by securing maximum points against the Blues. 

Now, Bielsa and Leeds will turn their attention to Preston and facing an Alex Neil side who are sitting in the play-off places and can go above the Whites if they beat them at Deepdale on Tuesday night. 

Preston North End Manager Alex Neil looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Barnsley at Deepdale on October 05, 2019 in Preston, England.

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