Leeds United of Marcelo bielsa beat Newcastle 2-1 on their visit to St James’ Park Stadium by date 20 of the Premier League. The Brazilian Raphinha was the great figure of the match, scoring a goal and serving the second to Jack Harrison, while the Paraguayan Miguel Almirón had temporarily equalized for Las Urracas.
Those led by El Loco had just lost the last three games: two for the Premier and another for the FA Cup. This victory at home served to cut that negative streak and add three in the league competition, which they have in the middle table with 26 units.
Leeds managed to break the zero on the scoreboard at 16 minutes of the first half, thanks to a perfect left-foot from Raphinha. After that he dominated the actions although there would not be many goal options for both teams.
In the second half there were more emotions and it was thanks to a change of attitude in the local team. Almiron it became a headache for those from Bielsa, who could not stop their climbs.
Thus, until 57 minutes into the complement, it was the Paraguayan himself in charge of matching the actions. He received from Wilson and defined left-handed.
It didn’t take long for the visit to react. Raphinha, who was growing in game, enabled Jack Harrison who did not spare a volley to put the 2 to 1.
The Magpies, who were left with 19 unitsThey tried to find equality but were left empty-handed in the end and the three points went to Leeds de Bielsa.