Leeds 3 – 1 Burnley

Stuart Dallas scored his 250th appearance at Leeds with a stunning goal, while Marcelo Bielsa’s side beat the relegation zone by eight points with a 3-1 win over Burnley at Elland Road.

Jack Harrison’s first Premier League goal of the season (38) gave the hosts the lead at the start of the interval.

Sean Dyche responded by putting Maxwel Cornet in at half-time, and the substitute made an immediate impact, scoring with a splendid free-kick (54) to get the visitors back into the game.

In what was a lively match, both sides pushed for the win, and it was Leeds that clinched all three points thanks to Dallas ‘curled finish with 13 minutes left and substitute Dan James’ header. in recovery.

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Stuart Dallas puts Leeds ahead 2-1

The win sees Leeds move eight points away from Burnley in 18th, who still have two games in hand over many of the teams surrounding him at the foot of the table.

Meanwhile, the defeat leaves Dyche’s side winless since October, remaining in the drop zone, two points behind Watford in 17th place.

More to follow …

What’s next?

Leeds will travel to West Ham in the third round of the FA Cup on Sunday 9 January; kick-off at 14.

Burnley will face the Huddersfield championship team at Turf Moor for their third round clash next Saturday; kick off at 12.30.

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