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Leeds secures first-half EPL win over Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) – Leeds scored twice late in the game against St Southampton 2 at St Mary’s Stadium on Tuesday. To celebrate a 0-0 victory ու To get out of the Premier League halfway through.

Patrick Bamford ran towards Rodrigo’s pass, the ball hit the feet of goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, giving Leeds the lead in the 73rd minute.

It was the 16th goal of the season by Bamford և does not hurt his chances to appear in the European Championship with Gareth Southgate.

Goalkeeper Tyler Roberts then won the game in the fifth minute when Bamford’s shot bounced off the net.

The victory showed that Leeds moved from Arsenal to Everton, both of which play on Wednesday, in eighth place. In its first season in the top division since 2004, Leeds can not be below the 10th position.

The result put an end to Southampton’s good home form, with the team scoring a total of six goals against Crystal Palace and Fulham.

The marching band greeted the fans at the stadium as the torrential downpour turned into a rainy season.

For the first time since December 19, Southampton fans were able to watch their team’s game in person. With about 8,000 fans in attendance, some of the “faithful parts of the saints” started a few activities before the start, when players and officials knelt down.

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