Leeds United: Is this up there with one of the club’s greatest ever team goals?

Alex Mowatt celebrates opening the scoring. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
Alex Mowatt celebrates opening the scoring. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe
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Social media has been buzzing with the Whites being dubbed ‘sexy Leeds’ after Alex Mowatt’s strike against Everton.

The build up to the midfielder’s second half strike against the Toffees witnessed ten passes between the team.

Twitter uses were full of praise for the goal, with many suggesting United were in the class of Arsenal or Barcelona.

Here are some of the best Tweets...

Jonathan Lorrimer: “The build up to Mowatt’s goal today was beautiful. Like proper football.”

Jordan Armo: “Watched that Mowatt goal 547319 times and it’s still as sublime the first time.”

Matt Hill: “If Arsenal had scored @alex_mowatt goal today, it would be all over the news!!! Absolute class team goal.”

Thom Kirwin: “Just watched @alex_mowatt goal again on #LUTV and it is a thing of beauty.”

Daz Midge: “Even though it’s only a friendly got to say that first XI is very strong, really like our youthful midfield, great goal by Mowatt too.”

Paul Robinson: “Just seen Mowatt’s goal, that was sheer delightful football.”

Paul Powell: “OMG! Just seen mowatt’s goal, thought I was watching Barcelona!”

The Whites went on to win 2-0 with Chris Wood scoring on his Elland Road debut.

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