After 2 back-to-back beats, Leeds United went back to winning methods with a fantastic 3-0 win against Southampton at Elland Road on Tuesday.
After a tight first half, Leeds found their scoring touch with objectives coming from Patrick Bamford, Stuart Dallas and Raphinha.
Wonderful win for @LUFC
— Ian Harte (@ianharte23) February 23, 2021
All three goals were remarkably taken, however it was Raphinha’s amazing free-kick from 25 backyards out that left everyone drooling.
Well done 3points leading ten we #MOT Begin Leeds @adidasUK @LUFC @RocNation
— Lucas Radebe (@LucasRadebe) February 23, 2021
The Brazilian was as soon as again the star of the show. In the first half, Oriol Romeu avoided him from shooting, after he had actually broken away, with a superb sliding deal with.
In the 2nd half, the 24- year-old had actually cut inside to play a wonderful pass to Diego Llorente but the Spaniard’s effort from close quarters was conserved by Alex McCarthy.
Raphinha is the first Leeds United gamer to score a direct free-kick in the Premier League this season.
What a gamer. What a finalizing. pic.twitter.com/35 FgRQIEhL
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) February 23, 2021
The Times journalist Henry Winter has actually showered heaps of praise on Raphinha on Twitter. He has explained him as one of the “stars of the season”.
Raphinha one of the stars of the season, among the buys of the season, ₤17 m from Rennes, one of the entertainers of the season. Threatens with dead ball or moving, fantastic energy, all attacking adrenalin. Reacting so well to the inspirational Bielsa #lufc. Appropriately MOTM #LEESOU
— Henry Winter Season (@henrywinter) February 23, 2021
Winter is absolutely area on here. Leeds signed Raphinha for a cost of ₤17 million, and it appears they have got him on a bargain deal.
He is definitely among the signings of the season. The Brazilian is a pleasure to see, and Leeds fans just adore him.
The Athletic journalist Phil Hay has described Raphinha as a ‘star dust’.
Raphinha is star dust.
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) February 23, 2021
Raphinha has actually been associated with 10 goals so far (five goals, 5 helps), and his remarkable form has captured the attention of heavyweight Premier League clubs consisting of Liverpool.
Leeds know that they may need to part ways with the winger eventually in the future, however they are pretty unwinded with his circumstance.