LUFC - Leeds back to winning ways
Vital Leeds forum member Tiny T gives us his view from the stands about Leeds 2-1 victory against Leyton Orient.
Leeds started brightly and the gift of a penalty early on from a blocked Parker shot should have set us going, Beckford blasted the penalty over the bar.
Orient came into the half as the game progressed and forced a couple of corners. Leeds went behind when a mistake by Paul Telfer allowed Orient to take the lead.
Leeds equalised when they broke at pace and a Beckford assist saw Becchio level the scores. Orient then nearly had the ball in the net again but Leeds broke swiftly and a powerhouse header saw Leeds take the lead.
There were no goals but plenty of incidents, Beckford hit the post and bar four times and drew a brilliant one handed save from the O's keeper.
Orient had their moments too but neither side could increase the score.
Game we could easily have lost; midfield needs width (sick of saying this). Centre of defence is a worry as no consistency with whoever plays there.
Becchio is a revelation, come January another player in the side Clubs from higher Division`s will be looking at.
Can we not interest them in Hughes, Kilkenny, Michalik and a few of the others?
Thanks Tiny for your report and player ratings.
Two goals and a standing ovation at the end, says it all.
David Lucas 6
Frazer Richardson 7
Ben Parker 7
Lubomir Michalik 4
Paul Telfer 5
Jonny Howson 6
Fabian Delph 6
Jonathan Douglas 6
Neil Kilkenny 4
Jermaine Beckford 6
Lucciano Becchio 8
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