‘My brothers are animals!’: Nine of the best reactions to Leeds win at Man City

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Leeds United produced one of their best results in the club’s recent history by going to Manchester City and winning 2-1 away from home. 

Marcelo Bielsa’s side were put under severe pressure against the Premier League champions-elect, having been made to play the entire second half with 10 men after Liam Cooper was shown a red card.

It was something of a smash and grab, winning it late on the counter-attack through Stuart Dallas, with only Leeds’ second attempt of the match – the first was also from Dallas for the opener.

So far this season, Leeds have been good at picking up points from the sides below them in the bottom half Premier League table, but they were yet to take a scalp from one of the Premier League’s ‘big six’. That all changed on Saturday afternoon, with a spirited performance against Pep Guardiola’s side, who had won 26 of their last 27 matches ahead of hosting Leeds.

Here are nine of the best responses to the shock result, from Bielsa to the Leeds players, famous fans and members of the press. We can only hope today’s football matches are as exciting.

Jeff Stelling

Liam Cooper

Luke Ayling

Stuart Dallas

Marcelo Bielsa

WATCH: Marcelo Bielsa can’t help but laugh after Leeds’ smash and grab win

David Seaman

Lucas Radebe

Henry Winter

READ: 9 players describe Marcelo Bielsa’s ‘relentless, ridiculous’ training regime

Phil Hay


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