By Alex Stevens

Leeds fans took to Twitter to hail Kalvin Phillips after he produced another fine display in their 2-1 win over Barnsley on Saturday.

Garry Monk’s side secured their fifth victory in six matches, and their fourth from five league encounters, as they overcame their Yorkshire rivals at Elland Road.

Goals from defender Kyle Bartley and playmaker Pablo Hernandez were enough to secure the three points and lift Leeds into the top half of the Championship table for the first time this season.

Academy product Phillips has emerged as a  key member of Leeds’ team during their excellent recent run after leapfrogging Ronaldo Vieira in the central midfield pecking order at Elland Road in the absence of injured skipper Liam Bridcutt.

The 20-year-old played the full 90 minutes of the win over Barnsley after being selected as Eunan O’Kane’s central midfield partner for the third consecutive game.

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Fans took to social media to give their verdicts on Phillips immense display against Barnsley.

Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:

Manager Monk had named an unchanged side for the third match in a row for the clash against the Tykes.

Barnsley are still ahead of Leeds in the table on goal difference but Monk’s side are now 11th after increasing their points haul in the campaign to 16.

In other Leeds team news, this is what Sky pundit Ian Holloway predicted ahead of the team’s clash against Barnsley.