Leeds fans react on Twitter to stunning Roofe display against Preston
By Harvey Byrne
Kemar Roofe put in a stunning display for his side against Preston on Monday afternoon – and Leeds fans were overjoyed with him on Twitter.
The 23-year-old attacking midfielder started for Garry Monk’s side in the attacking third, playing 85 minutes at Deepdale finishing with a goal and two assists.
He played a part in three of his sides goals in the 4-1 victory over Simon Grayson’s Lancashire counterparts.
Roofe’s display caught the attention of many supporters on social media and many were keen to hail their attacking midfielder’s performance.
Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
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2 assists and a goal from Roofe. Cracking game this. #LUFC
— Diddlysquat (@markrikko) December 26, 2016
Roofe 1 goal 2 assists what a player #lufc
— Vamos / Dom (@VamosUK_) December 26, 2016
@WYSdaily roofe has come into form now ????
— Jack???? (@jackjackjack486) December 26, 2016
Kemar Roofe is a baller ????
— Callum (@Callum__LUFC) December 26, 2016
goal and two assits for roofe, hes finding his feet at a perfect time GET IN #lufc
— Λdam (@adambradd) December 26, 2016
Roofe has come of age today for #lufc ????????????
— Sean (@ROI_LUFC) December 26, 2016
Hernandez isn't getting the No.10 spot back any time soon with Roofe playing as well as this #lufc
— Max (@AtypicalLeeds) December 26, 2016
Roofe now has five assists and three goals to his name in 27 appearances for Leeds since his move from Oxford.
He rose to fame in the last campaign, where he was named the League Two Player of the Year and the young attacker will be keen to rise up the leagues further with Leeds maintaining their high position in the Championship table.
The Yorkshire giants are now sat in a high fifth position in the second tier after their victory, creating a five point gap between themselves and seventh placed Fulham.
In other Leeds news, fans reacted on Twitter to Vieira’s omission before the match.