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Leeds fans discuss Under-23’s moment between Summerville and Greenwood

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Leeds fans discuss Under-23’s moment between Summerville and Greenwood

Leeds United’s Under-23 side rounded off their promotion-winning campaign with an excellent 5-2 win over Burnley on Monday afternoon at Thorp Arch – but Leeds fans were not impressed with an incident during the second half.

Mark Jackson’s side have already gained promotion to the top tier of Premier League 2 after an excellent campaign that has seen Leeds go from strength to strength – though helped on a regular basis by fringe players in the firsts.

Indeed, Rodrigo, Gaetano Berardi, Jamie Shackleton and Kiko Casilla all featured on Monday as Leeds won 5-2 against Burnley. Cody Drameh opened the scoring, his first goal of the season. Niall Huggins nabbed a second.

Then came the incident. Crysencio Summerville – on at half-time – won a penalty, after being taken out by the Burnley goalkeeper. What followed annoyed Leeds fans, as he argued with Sam Greenwood over taking the penalty.

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Greenwood, or Joe Gelhardt, have taken the penalties all season and with Gelhardt not involved, Greenwood was allocated with taking the penalties. Petulantly, Summerville argued continuously to take the spot-kick.

He was even booked before Greenwood eventually got a hold of the ball and scored. Summerville did score next, from open play before Greenwood got another goal – his 12th of the season – as Leeds earned an excellent win.

But fans were not impressed, and reacted on Twitter to the incident – criticising 19-year-old summer signing Summerville for his actions.

 

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