There should now be a new entry into the dictionary for reaction. Because after Leeds' 4-0 hammering of Bristol Rovers following their 2-1 defeat at Millwall last weekend showed the best definition of the word. Ever.
After losing their first game of the season at the New Den, it could have been one of those games that suddenly saw the league leaders start a temporary downward spiral.
Boss and fans alike asked for said reaction. And got it. By jove they got it!
Rovers haven't had the best of runs going into the game and were there for the taking. But at the same time the memorial ground isn't the easiest place to visit. Many teams have gone down here and Leeds could have easily done the same.
But instead of the latter, the Whites went for the former and went for the juggular. After a defeat, what did they have to lose.
Jermaine Beckford once again showed his class at this level with two goals, on loan Sam Vokes opened his Leeds account and from the shadows came Tresor Kandol for his first league goal of the season three minutes from time.
But what stood out in the four goals was the superb build up play. The midfield has been criticized recently, but if they were accused of going missing, they well and truly found themselves again (and i don't mean in the strange hippy way, come on, can anyone really find themselves within themselves!) with some creative play and neat passing. It would've been rude for the three strikers to not take their goals.
Plus a clean sheet, the first hopefully of money with Kisnorbo and Naylor at the back. It's the centre back partnership many Leeds fans were dying to see. This season's best centre back teamed with last season's. It was a mouthwatering prospect. But so far it hadn't come off in the couple of matches they have had together.
But it worked on Tuesday night and 'The Gas' hardly had a sniff of Casper's goal (a massive fumble alomst leading to a goal meant that was a very good thing).
This was the reaction/response that shows the hallmark of champions. To lose your first game and the only unbeaten record could have caused others not used to it to crumble. But this team has clearly had a winning mentality installed within them, like some kind of advanced microchip which activates after registering a setback.
The team ethic, the work ethic, and importantly the quality was on show. Bristol are 6th in the league. They are no pushovers.
Grayson kept faith with the team that lost against Millwall which suprised many but any confidence lost was regained by those same group of players.
And looking to tomorrow's match against Yeovil at Elland Road, it should be the same team with Grayson re-iterating that Becchio is not match fit yet. And it seems Higgs and Crowe aren't fit yet either.
Yeovil were notorious for being a pushover away from home, and up until ironically their win at Bristol they hadnt won or scored away from home. They have back to back wins and are unbeaten in 6 putting them in the nosebleed territory of 12th in the table.
But saying that, i can't see past a Leeds win. It won't be as easy as the 4-0 result of last season because of the run they are on, but Leeds with the same squad and the unbeaten home league run going since January, should come out with a win. Already 4 points clear, Leeds could look very comfortable by the end of the weekend.
No response or reaction needed, just more of the same please.