By Harvey Byrne
Leeds trio Luke Ayling, Eunan O’Kane and Chris Wood were selected in the Yorkshire Post’s Team of the Week alongside manager Garry Monk.
The Yorkshire giants battled to a late 3-2 victory at Carrow Road with a goals from Pontus Jansson and Chris Wood levelling up Robbie Brady and Kyle Lafferty strikes before a Ronaldo Vieira stoppage time winner.
Ayling provided the assist for Wood’s goal, as the full-back picked out the New Zealand international in the centre of the box, who slotted home with a cool finish.
Meanwhile, central midfielder O’Kane assisted the winner with a pass from a set-piece which found Vieira.
Monk was also heavily praised for his tactics and substitutions following the away win against one of the league’s strongest teams and it was his substitute who scored the winner.
The team includes a number of big performances from players the Yorkshire based paper covers, as Middlesbrough battled to a 1-1 draw away against Manchester City, while Hull defeated an in-form Southampton side 2-1 at home.
Now Leeds’ win brought the famous side into the play-off positions in sixth place and they sit one point ahead of seventh placed Birmingham.
They will face a tough test against top of the league Newcastle after the international break in front of a sell out crowd at Elland Road.
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