MX23RW : Wednesday, October 24 05:59:16
Aug 11, 2018 at 5.30pm UK at ​Pride Park Stadium (Derby)
Attendance: 27,311
DerbyDerby County
1-4
LeedsLeeds United
Lawrence (12')
FT(HT: 1-2)
Klich (5'), Roofe (21', 60'), Alioski (64')
Timeline
(P. Hernandez) M. Klich        5'
12'     T. Lawrence
(E. Alioski) K. Roofe        21'
41'     J. Ledley
42'     R. Keogh
46'     B. Johnson (J. Ledley)
(M. Klich) K. Roofe        60'
61'     F. Jozefzoon (H. Wilson)
(P. Hernandez) E. Alioski        64'
64'     M. Waghorn
(M. Klich) J. Shackleton        73'
75'     M. Bennett (M. Mount)
(K. Roofe) P. Bamford        79'
81'     M. Lowe
(Samuel) L. Baker        87'
P. Bamford        90+2'
E. Alioski        90+3'

Result: Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United thrash Frank Lampard's Derby County

Leeds United brush aside Derby County at Pride Park with a 4-1 victory to make it two wins from two under Marcelo Bielsa.

Leeds United have made it two wins from two under new manager Marcelo Bielsa by beating Frank Lampard's Derby County 4-1 at Pride Park in this evening's Championship clash.

Both sides headed into the contest on the back of opening-game wins, but it was the visitors who emerged with all three points thanks to another impressive display.

Kemar Roofe netted twice for Leeds in the East Midlands, sandwiched by goals from Mateusz Klich and Ezgjan Alioski, as the Whites leapt into second place in the early second-tier standings.

Leeds' Kemar Roofe celebrates scoring their second goal during their Championship clash with Derby County on August 11, 2018© Reuters

Picking up from where they left off against Stoke City six days ago, United were soon in front thanks to Klich's curler just inside the post after Max Lowe lost possession high up the field.

Fikayo Tomori wasted a good headed chance on his first start since joining from Chelsea as Derby pressed for a quick response, and they had it seven minutes after going behind.

Tom Lawrence, who netted a late winner against Reading on the opening night of the season, struck the ball with venom and saw it sneak past Bailey Peacock-Farrell in the Leeds net.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa watches on during his side's Championship clash with Derby County on August 11, 2018 © Reuters

Bielsa's men turned on the style, however, with Roofe leaping highest to meet Alioski's cross for his first of the evening.

A good save was needed to deny Samuel Saiz, while Mason Mount slotted the ball wide of the post as the sides exchanged good chances.

Leeds gave themselves some breathing space with an hour played when Roofe, moments after being denied by a fine Scott Carson save, took a touch to get himself away from Richard Keogh and blasted high into the net.

Derby County boss Frank Lampard watches on during his side's Championship clash with Leeds United on August 11, 2018 © Reuters

Alioski added a fourth with 25 minutes still to play, crashing a header past Carson following some good play from Pablo Hernandez.

A fifth should have followed, only for Saiz and Luke Ayling to squander good chances, although Mount also had a shot kept out by Peacock-Farrell in the final 15 minutes.

DERBY COUNTY: Carson; Lowe, Tomori, Keogh, Wisdom; Mount (Bennett 75'), Ledley (Johnson 46'), Bryson; Lawrence, Waghorn, Wilson (Jozefzoon 61')

LEEDS UNITED: Peacock-Farrell; Ayling, Berardi, Cooper, Douglas; Hernandez, Saiz (Baker 87'), Phillips, Klich (Shackleton 73'), Alioski; Roofe (Bamford 79')

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2Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd148242316726
3West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1373331181324
4Norwich CityNorwich147341917224
5Leeds UnitedLeeds1365223111223
6Derby CountyDerby136341714321
7Blackburn RoversBlackburn145631719-221
8Swansea CitySwansea145541511420
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10Wigan AthleticWigan146261618-220
11Queens Park RangersQPR146261419-520
12Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest134721815319
13Bristol City135441714319
14Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds145452023-319
15Brentford134632015518
16Aston Villa144642222018
17Stoke CityStoke144551820-217
18Bolton WanderersBolton134451116-516
19Millwall143471623-713
20Rotherham UnitedRotherham143471020-1013
21Reading143381923-412
22Preston North EndPreston132471925-610
23Hull City132381120-99
24Ipswich TownIpswich131661120-99

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