Leeds 5-2 Newcastle: Jack Harrison and Ezgjan Alioski cap dramatic night at Elland Road as Marcelo Bielsa’s side continue habit of scoring late
- Jeff Hendrick opened the scoring when he turned in Callum Wilson’s flick on
- Patrick Bamford equalised with his ninth Premier League goal of the season
- Jack Harrison’s volleyed cross set up Rodrigo who headed Leeds in front
- Ciaran Clark got Newcastle back level when he headed past Illan Meslier
- Stuart Dallas sent Leeds back ahead when he scored from Mateusz Klich’s cross
- Ezgjan Alioski and Harrison then put Leeds in complete control late in the game
Jack Harrison and Ezgjan Alioski scored late to cap a fine Leeds display which Newcastle failed to cope with.
Leeds went behind early in the game when Jeff Hendrick turned in Callum Wilson’s flick on.
Leeds striker Patrick Bamford got the hosts back on level terms when he headed home for his ninth Premier League goal of the season.
Jack Harrison then set up Rodrigo expertly for Leeds to take a 2-1 lead which was swiftly pegged back to 2-2 when Ciaran Clark headed past Illan Meslier.
Stuart then added a third for Leeds and that was followed up with further strikes from Alioski and Harrison.
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Jeff Hendrick converts Callum Wilson’s flick on at the far post to send Newcastle into the lead
Hendrick runs away to celebrate as Leeds defender Luke Ayling (left) appeals for offside
After Rodrigo’s effort hit the bar, Patrick Bamford was in position to head into an open net
Bamford celebrates after scoring the equaliser which took him to nine goals for the season
Rodrigo put Leeds in front when he met Jack Harrison’s excellent cross with a pinpoint header
Harrison and Rodrigo embrace after the Brazilian sent Marcelo Bielsa’s side into the lead
Ciaran Clark exposed Leeds’s weakness at set pieces when he rose highest to head home
Clark wheels away to celebrate Newcastle’s equaliser four minutes after Leeds had gone ahead
Stuart Dallas arrived at the back post to score with a fine diving header past Karl Darlow
Ezgjan Alioski weaved his way through the Newcastle defence before firing beyond Darlow
It was Harrison’s turn next as he let fly with a fine left-footed effort that flew into the net
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