Reading 0-3 Leeds United: Pablo Hernandez scores twice as Leeds return to the top

Pablo Hernandez scored two brilliant objectives to guide Leeds United back to the highest point of the Championship with a sure triumph against Reading.

With pre-coordinate pioneers Norwich City not in real life until Wednesday, Marcelo Bielsa's side jumped the Canaries at the summit with an act of class and savagery to subdue a resurgent home side, who were unbeaten in three.

Mateusz Klich moved Luke Ayling's reduction in from 10 yards to place Leeds in front inside 15 minutes, and Hernandez took a slide rule pass on the edge of the crate, spun and twisted the ball off the post for the second.

The Spanish midfielder settled the challenge just before the break when he whipped the ball crosswise over goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez from the edge of the container for the third.

Not surprisingly with such an agreeable lead, the second half was an increasingly person on foot undertaking, and Leeds had the capacity to oversee the amusement to full-time immaculate.

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While it is very ahead of schedule to contrast the present Leeds side with the legends of their mid 1970s prime, there were shades of their DNA in this execution.

Tyler Roberts was reserved from the get-go for a lurch on John Swift that was much the same as a Norman Hunter challenge, while by complexity a portion of their one-contact football around the edge of the Royals' case every so often was reminiscent of the brand synonymous with Don Revie's greats.

The lead was comfortable to the point that Patrick Bamford could stand to squander three possibilities, while Hernandez's offered for a cap trap missed the mark when his shot burned wide of the post.

While Leeds' assaulting football was sharp and smooth, there were a couple of powerless minutes at the back which Reading undermined to rebuff, especially when Andy Yiadom spun into space and constrained a shrewd thin point spare from Kiko Casilla.

Yakou Meite got another opportunity yet Casilla was again sharp enough, and the Spanish guardian was aware of tip a wild header over the best when an uncommon open door tumbled to Yiadom in the second half.

In general, however, Leeds were untroubled, while Reading supervisor Jose Gomes gave a senior introduction to foundation item Michael Olise with the diversion well gone, who pursued Ryan East in making his bow.

Perusing administrator Jose Manuel Gomes disclosed to BBC Radio Berkshire:

"Leeds are a decent group with presumably the most grounded hostile dynamic in this association.

"We began the diversion great and we didn't have the right to yield an objective at the time we surrendered however everything was impeccable in the manner in which they scored the objectives.

"They shot multiple times and scored three objectives however we didn't surrender, we redesigned and played better in the second half.

"We are not content with the outcome but rather the players and the group played well so there are a great deal of positives to take into the following amusement."

Leeds supervisor Marcelo Bielsa disclosed to BBC Radio Leeds:

"It was a reasonable outcome, we could have scored more objectives and surrendered an objective. Notwithstanding the distinction in the outcome the group was steadfast to the style. We played a rival that has unsafe hostile players.

"In the event that you take a gander at the table, you just can achieve the end we have numerous diversions to play and considering, we need to win each amusement.

"Or if nothing else, we need to endeavor to win each diversion since it will be basic."

Leeds hit Championship summit after cruise at Reading

Leeds came back to the highest point of the Championship table subsequent to recording an agreeable 3-0 succeed at Reading on Tuesday night.

Mateusz Klich opened the scoring at an early stage and Pablo Hernandez made it 2-0 halfway through the main time frame.

Hernandez included a third objective before the interim, moving to twofold figures for the season, as Leeds moved above Norwich.

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Leeds had won four of their past five matches, including the 1-0 triumph at Bristol City on Saturday.

Perusing had come into the amusement in a not too bad keep running of structure, with just a single annihilation in their previous eight trips.

Perusing supervisor Jose Gomes gave a presentation to 20-year-old midfielder Ryan East – the 50th institute graduate to play for the club's first group.

Furthermore, Gomes' side had the better of the early trades, with ideal back Andy Yiadom constraining a decent spare from Leeds goalkeeper Kiko Casilla.

Yiadom shot from an intense edge yet Casilla did well to square it.

It demonstrated priceless to Leeds as they at that point struck twice in eight minutes to assume responsibility for the amusement.

In the fourteenth moment, protector Luke Ayling set up Klich for the calmest of completions past an uncovered home attendant Emiliano Martinez.

Perusing answered with a low cross from Yakou Meite that Casilla courageously spared at the feet of the onrushing Danny Loader.

Leeds extended their preference in the 22nd moment and Ayling was again the supplier, liberating Hernandez to turn forcefully and fire home past Martinez by means of a touch off the two posts.

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Klich and Patrick Bamford squandered chances to build the lead further be that as it may, two minutes before the break, Hernandez was not all that inefficient.

Perusing's messy resistance was again cut open as Hernandez lashed in a magnificent tenth objective of the battle.

In spite of the fact that Reading made a lively begin to the second time frame, their last pass regularly needed accuracy and the Leeds rearguard adapted to ease.

Leeds seemed substance to clutch what they had and restricted their assaulting to brisk breaks.

Perusing did in the end start to make openings however Casilla stood firm.

The Spaniard effectively accumulated a feeble exertion from previous Leeds loanee Lewis Baker however then fabulously tipped over a Yiadom header from Tyler Blackett's cross.

Leeds finished the more grounded, at long last appearing forward purpose.

Not at all like in the main half, however, they couldn't discover the objective, with Tyler Roberts, Bamford, twice, Hernandez and Jack Harrison wasting a progression of possibilities.

In any case, Leeds had since a long time ago fixed the most agreeable of wins.

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