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Burnley 1 - 2 Leeds United: Whites snatch victory at the death once again

Leeds United once again came away from Turf Moor with three points for the second year in a row thanks to a brace from Robert Snodgrass.

Simon Grayson shuffled his pack for the lunchtime kick-off with Lloyd Sam replacing Danny Pugh and Darren O'Dea coming in for Andy O'Brien.

The 4,000 travelling Leeds fans didn't have much to cheer about in the opening stages, with Burnley piling the pressure on and winning several corners thanks to clearances from Paddy Kisnorbo and Darren O'Dea. After some poor marking and defensive pressure from the the Leeds defence, Burnley took the lead through Jay Rodriguez after a brilliant cross from Kieron Trippier.

After taking the lead the Clarets looked to double their advantage, Keith Treacey going close but his shot was saved down low by Alex McCarthy. As Leeds struggled to get the ball down and find their groove they were unlucky not to be playing ten men. Burnley goalkeeper Lee Grant should have been dismissed for a handball outside the box. Leeds' best chance of the game fell to Ross McCormack his free-kick was blasted straight at Grant in between the sticks.

At half-time Burnley deserved the lead with Leeds creating very little and struggling to keep the ball. In the second-half United started poorly again, with both teams wasting possession. As the game fizzled out Grayson made two changes, Becchio and Nunez replaced Keogh and McCormack.

But with less than 15 minutes to go Robert Snodgrass drew Leeds level with a goal totally against the run of play. Lloyd Sam did brilliantly to find space on the left and swing in an inviting cross which Snodgrass prodded home. The crowd and team saw the goal as a lifeline to kick on and try and snatch all three points. The Whites did just that through Snodgrass once again; Nunez' cross found the Scottish international at the back post and his sliced shot found the bottom corner. The goal saw jubilant scenes in the away end which the Whites fans packed out once again.

The Leeds fans and players won't be complaining about the result, there has been a few games this season when the Whites threw away points, Coventry, Brighton to name a few. Leeds were awful today and never got going and didn't deserve the win. But the result could be massive come the end of the season, and I'm sure the luck won't go the Whites way later on in the year. It is clear to see the team spirit within the camp, and the never say die attitude means the Whites are always a threat.

Lloyd Sam did well considering he hasn't started a game so far this season, he gave Leeds width and another attacking option instead of using Danny Pugh. Alex McCarthy made some vital saves during the game and showed good organisation within his box.

The Whites can now use this win and hopefully improve on the performance ahead of Saturday's home game against Barnsley.

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