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‘Absolutely brilliant’, ‘never been prouder’: Some Leeds fans can’t get enough of Elland Road duo

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‘Absolutely brilliant’, ‘never been prouder’: Some Leeds fans can’t get enough of Elland Road duo

Leeds United have shared a video clip of Whites striker Patrick Bamford reacting to Victor Orta’s behind-the-scenes celebrating, and the Elland Road faithful couldn’t get enough of the duo.

Marcelo Bielsa’s charges are now on the verge of finally ending their 16-year absence from the Premier League, having beaten Barnsley 1-0 at Elland Road on Thursday night.

It proved a tense game for Leeds, who took the lead in the 28th minute through a Bamford pull-back deflected by Michael Sollbauer into his own net.

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The Whites couldn’t extend their advantage and were second best for much of the second half, with Conor Chaplin and Callum Styles both firing wide, but held on for all three points.

Leeds now sit six points clear of third-placed Brentford with two games to go and could be promoted as soon as Friday if West Brom fail to beat Huddersfield.

Likewise, if the Bees do not beat Stoke City on Saturday, the Whites will go up – otherwise, a point at none other than Derby County on Sunday will do the job.

After the game, Bamford was taking questions from the media via Zoom before stopping because of the noise from outside the stadium, with director of football Orta singing: “We’re Leeds United, we’re top of the league.”


Needless to say, both Orta’s singing and Bamford’s smiling reaction went down a treat with the Leeds fans:

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