Leeds united came from behind to beat Leicester city at home

In a frantic, direct first period, Leicester took the lead through Harvey Barnes strong run and low finish (13) having used James Maddison as a wall, but the visitors levelled almost instantly through Stuart Dallas sweeping finish from Bamford’s centre (15) from a classic Leeds counter.

The game settled for much of the second half, before Bamford, who hadn’t scored in four Premier League games, found the top corner from an angle with 19 minutes remaining.

Leicester had several clear-cut chances to level, but Bamford selflessly put the ball on a plate for Jack Harrison (84) to wrap up the victory during another sweeping, trademark Leeds counter-attack in another brave and entertaining display from Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

The result means Leicester stay third, two points off second-place Manchester United and five off leaders Manchester City, but having played a game more. Leeds remain 12th, but are just four points off the top six.

Leeds’ open, attacking style, even against sides at the top-end of the table, made for an entertaining first half full of goalmouth action for both teams, but they had to come from behind for their fourth win in six Premier League games.

Leicester took the lead thanks to some brilliance from Barnes in creation and finish, bursting through Leeds’ midfield, keeping Luke Ayling at arm’s length, playing a one-two with James Maddison and slotting low into the bottom left corner past Illan Meslier from 12 yards.

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