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Leeds Player Ratings: Sheffield United 0 - 1 Leeds United. Another massive win and just about deserved.

A fantastic win from a tough game.

Sheffield United v Leeds United - Premier League Photo by Oli Scarff - Pool/Getty Images

Leeds United managed to get a second consecutive Premier League win with an excellent 1-0 win away at Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United.

For a full recap of the game - click here.

Time now to look at each player and how they performed. As always you can tell me how wrong I am @mightywhitespod or @ThruItAllLUFC on twitter.


Illan Meslier - Made a world class save to deny John Lundstram - best save he has made in a Leeds shirt. Further good saves followed, the best being a tip over from a George Baldock shot. Given Man of the Match on the TV Coverage and I am inclined to agree. 9/10

Luke Ayling - Tested Aaron Ramsdale with a good effort from the edge of the box. One bad giveaway of the ball in a bad area which lead to the big Lundstram chance which Meslier saved. Played RCB and right-back at times and switched effortlessly. Made good tackles and did well in the air when needed. 7.5/10

Robin Koch - Made several excellent challenges. Held up well defensively and didn’t make any big errors as he has in previous games. 8/10

Liam Cooper - Really good first half, good tackles and blocks at key times. Good in the air too. Similar level to Koch. 8/10

Stuart Dallas - Played in central midfield as part of a 3-5-2. Looked uncomfortable at times but nothing too major. Had a great chance where he rounded the keeper well but his finish wasn’t hit with enough power allowing Basham to clear it. Moved back to left-back and pushed forward well when the opportunity came. 7.5/10

Kalvin Phillips - Early booking for a foul on McGoldrick. Not dominant in the midfield but wasn’t overrun too much either. 7/10

Jack Harrison - Some good crosses and excellent work rate down the left. Topped his performance with an excellent cross to set up Bamford’s winning goal. 8/10

Mateusz Klich - Involved in lots of Leeds good play. Won possession well throughout. 8/10

Helder Costa - Not at the level we saw against Fulham. Had to be more disciplined due to playing as a wing-back at times. 6/10

Tyler Roberts - Had another quiet half. Wasn’t a shock to see him substituted at half-time. 5/10

Patrick Bamford - Had a couple of headed chances that he put over the bar in the first 30 minutes. Great work rate to chase back when Blades CBs pushed forward. Excellent header from Harrison’s cross to give Leeds the win. 8/10


Rodrigo (for Roberts, HT) - Decent header wide from a Dallas cross. By far the most lively he has been. Couple of decent efforts and generally linked up well. 7/10

Ian Poveda (for Costa, 66mins) - Not short of confidence and kept running at the opposition. Couple of times he could have looked for a pass but ignored the option. 6.5/10

Ezgjan Alioski (for Rodrigo, 91mins) - Not on long enough to score, N/A