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Micah Richards replies to Kalvin Phillips on Instagram after Leeds win

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Micah Richards replies to Kalvin Phillips on Instagram after Leeds win

Micah Richards labelled Leeds United’s performance during their 5-0 win against Stoke City on Thursday night a joy to watch in response to Kalvin Phillips’s Instagram post.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men have taken a step closer towards promotion by thrashing the Potters at Elland Road.

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Leeds had gone into the game under some pressure after Brentford won on Tuesday and West Brom got the three points in their clash the following day.

And Whites fans would have been forgiven for being very nervous after the home side struggled to open the deadlock. Some superb blocks from the visitors denied Mateusz Klich, Patrick Bamford and Tyler Roberts.

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But Leeds’s persistence eventually paid off. Helder Costa won a penalty just before the break, and Klich converted the spot-kick to put Leeds in front.

The first-half may have been nervy. But the second-half could have hardly been more different.

Costa poked home Leeds’s second shortly after the break. And it soon became a rout with Liam Cooper, Pablo Hernandez and Bamford all getting on the scoresheet.

The three points seemed vital for Leeds, who have returned to the top of the table. But the manner of the victory saw Bielsa’s side make a much bigger statement.


And unsurprisingly, Phillips was quick to take to social media to comment on the win.

Here is what Phillips posted…


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Some performance from the lads! ? buzzing for the goal scorers! BIG SKIP with the goal ? onto the next one… ?? ??

A post shared by Kalvin Phillips (@kalvinphillips) on Jul 9, 2020 at 12:13pm PDT

And in response, Richards – who spent some time in Leeds’s academy as a youngster – summed up how many supporters would have also felt with a five-word assessment…

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