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LUFC Warnock hails magnificent performance

Leeds United hailed a magnificent performance by his side after defeating previously unbeaten Nottingham Forest 2-1 at Elland Road.

Leeds went into the game on the back of back-to-back defeats but goals from Luciano Becchio, his seventh of the season and a first for 19-year-old Dominic Poleon, in his first start for the club, ensured the win. Warnock hailed the performance on the Football League Weekend show, when he said, "I thought they were magnificent today. That is why I manage and that is what I enjoy when you see eleven lads giving absolutely everything.

"We knew they were a good side, you could see that in the first ten-fifteen minutes. I don`t think there was a man of the match today; I thought they were absolutely heroic."

Leeds led 2-0 at half time and could have had more with El Hadji Diouf and Luciano Becchio having good chances to increase the lead before half time.

Forest made Leeds sweat for the win when Dexter Blackstock pulled one back for the visitors on the hour but a resolute Leeds defence and a couple of good saves from Paddy Kenny earned them their third win of the season.

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Date:Sunday September 23 2012

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