By Alex Stevens

Leeds fans took to Twitter to hail Pontus Jansson 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.

On-loan Jansson has emerged as a  key member of Leeds’ team during their excellent recent run after leapfrogging Liam Cooper in the centre-back pecking order at Elland Road.

The Swede played the full 90 minutes of the win over Barnsley after recovering from a hamstring problem sustained in midweek, and which had made him a doubt ahead of the match.

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Fans took to social media to give their verdicts on Jansson’s immense display at the back 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.