Leeds United took a giant stride towards a Champions League slot in April 2001 with a crucial victory against Liverpool at Anfield. David O'Leary's side moved into third place with an impressive display. Goals from Lee Bowyer and Rio Ferdinand proved the difference from a clash in which Steven Gerrard scored his side's 100th goal of the season before seeing red. Leeds finished the season in fourth position, just a point behind Liverpool, with both clubs qualifying for Europe's elite competition. READ MORE: 16 of the most iconic Leeds United photos of all time LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
The day the Anfield Reds were painted white by Leeds United
"It was a bad day at the office for us and we were made to pay for two very big mistakes on the Leeds goals," reflected Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier.
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