By Will Butcher
Hadi Sacko revealed his joy on Twitter after Leeds moved into the play-off positions with a narrow 2-1 win against Yorkshire rivals Rotherham on Saturday.
The 22-year-old was handed his first start in three games against Rotherham, as the Yorkshire giants secured their eighth win in 11 Championship fixtures.
Posting on his personal Twitter account on Sunday, Sacko expressed his delight at the triumph and revealed his focus is now on Leeds EFL Cup quarter-finals clash against Liverpool on Tuesday.
Leeds were two goals to the good at half time, after top scorer Chris Wood and versatile attacker Souleymane Doukara found the back of the net.
With Rotherham down to 10 men following a red card to striker Peter Odemwingie, the game seemed to be out of sight for Garry Monk’s men.
However, a late onslaught from Kenny Jackett’s side saw Richard Wood grab a goal to give Monk’s side a nervy last 10 minutes.
Sacko and company held on to leapfrog Huddersfield into fifth place in the Championship, as Leeds fans begin to dream of a Premier League return.
On loan from Sporting Lisbon, Sacko has been an important member of Monk’s side this season by using his pace and skill on the right side of Leeds’ attack.
The French star has made 20 appearances for Leeds this season, scoring once supplying four assists.
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