Leeds, led by Rosario coach Marcelo Bielsa, won this Tuesday at his Southampton stadium 3-0 and returned to victory in a match that was pending the eighteenth date of the Premier League, which Manchester City comfortably commands.
The match was played at the Elland Road stadium, in the city of Leeds, and was postponed on January 19 because Southampton had to face a commitment for the FA Cup.
The goals of Leeds’s success were scored by the Englishman Patrick Bamford, who led a quick attack down the left sector to define from outside the area with a low and crossed shot that got down at the far post, 2 minutes into the game. final; his compatriot Stuart Dallas, with a powerful spike and corner shot, at 33 in the complementary stage; and the Brazilian Raphinha, with a masterful free kick over the barrier, at 39 in the same period.
Bielsa’s team returned to victory after the defeats against Wolverhampton (1-0), last Friday, and Arsenal (4-2), both as visitors, positioned themselves again in the fight for qualification for the European cups and remained close to maintaining the category, the main objective of the season.
Leeds, which justified the win in the second period, after a poor and even first stage, is now in 10th place in the Premier League, with 35 points.
Southampton, with an irregular campaign, remained 30 points, in fourteenth position and accumulated eight games without victories, with seven defeats and a draw.
Manchester City 59 unidades; Manchester United y Leicester City 49; West Ham 45; Chelsea 43; Everton y Liverpool 40; Aston Villa y Tottenham 36; Leeds United 35; Arsenal 34; Wolverhampton 33; Crystal Palace 32; Southampton 30; Burnley 28; Brighton And Hove 26; Newcastle 25; Fulham 22; West Bromwich 14; y Sheffield United 11.