ELATION: Whites winger Dan James races off to celebrate after scoring Leeds United's third goal in second half stoppage time to make sure of sinking the Clarets at Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson.

Leeds United 3 Burnley 1: Graham Smyth's player ratings as Whites sink Clarets for massive victory at Elland Road

Leeds United bagged their fourth win of the Premier League season through Sunday's 3-1 victory against Burnley at Elland Road - but how did we rate the performances?

By Graham Smyth
Sunday, 2nd January 2022, 5:02 pm

Leeds went ahead six minutes before the break as Jack Harrison beat Clarets 'keeper Wayne Hennessey at the second attempt after being gifted possession by James Tarkowski.

Burnley drew level nine minutes into the second half via a fine free-kick from Maxwell Cornet, awarded after a dubious foul by Diego Llorente some 25 yards out.

But Leeds went back in front with 13 minutes left when Stuart Dallas curled home a beautiful finish from the edge of the box on his 250th outing for the club and two substitutes combined for United to bag a third in the 93rd minute as Dan James headed home a Joe Gelhardt cross.

The win pushed Marcelo Bielsa's Whites eights points clear of the drop zone and Graham Smyth, the YEP's chief football writer, hands out the scores.

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