Leeds United 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0 in Championship

Leeds United 1 Sheffield Wednesday 0 in Championship

Leeds United took advantage of Sheffield United’s draw with Millwall by beating a tenacious Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road.

Leeds United moved into second position in the Championship with a 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Sheffield United, who began the day third, were held to a 1-1 draw by Millwall in Bramall Lane thanks to some 95th-minute equaliser from Jake Cooper.

That end result was sufficient to transfer them instant on goal difference, but Leeds moved back over these and established a three-point gap to the chasing bunch because of some second-half target from Jack Harrison.

Keiren Westwood maintained Marcelo Bielsa’s side at bay to the first 65 moments with some fine goalkeeping, with especially notable saves to deny Tyler Roberts.

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Leeds consistently seemed the most likely to break the deadlock, however, and they did when Harrison steered Pablo Hernandez’s low cross to the bottom-left corner of the internet.

The effect sets Leeds in the driving seat to get a top-two end, while Wednesday are 10th, six points off the play-offs.

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