Leeds FC reclaim top spot after West Brom win

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Leeds FC has again returned to the top spot in the Sky Bet Championship with a 4-0 win over promotion rivals West Brom at Elland Road.

Pablo Hernandez made a starting goal 17 seconds into the game while Patrick Bamford doubled the advantage during a brilliant first half from the hosts then Ezgjan Aliosk added salt into the Albion wounds when he tapped home a fourth three minutes into injury time at the end of the game, helping Leeds reclaim top spot off Norwich ahead of their trip to Millwall.

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Hernandez found the top corner from the edge of the box inside the first minute to get Leeds off to a flyer.

The West Yorkshire Club deservedly doubled their lead before the half-hour when Bamford slotted home from close range after Roberts picked him out.

The visitors could not find the breakthrough, though, and Leeds Fc finished them off with a third goal in the 63rd minute.

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Johnstone had saved well from Mateusz Klich,Bamford’s shot left the on-loan Manchester United goalkeeper flat-footed at his near post after a great run by Roberts carved open the defence.

Ezgjan Aliosk added a fourth late on when he tapped home Jamie Shackleton’s perfect pass as Leeds underlined their promotion credentials in fine fashion.

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