Captain fantastic revives Leeds

Leeds captain Richard Naylor netted a brace as United revived their hopes for a top-two finish in League One with a 2-1 win at Yeovil.

Last Updated: 05/04/10 at 18:48 Post Comment

Naylor (top right): Scored both goals for Leeds

Naylor (top right): Scored both goals for Leeds

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The Leeds' hero at Huish Park on Monday was skipper Naylor, who moved up from the back to head them in front in the 29th minute - the Yorkshire club's first goal for almost seven hours.

The central defender also got his head on the end of a Neil Kilkenny corner to head in a brilliant second goal five minutes later.

It looked all over for Yeovil, especially as Leeds dominated the second half, with Naylor almost completing a hat-trick when a header in the 57th minute was cleared off the goalline by Scott Davies.

But Yeovil refused to lie down and in the 66th minute Dean Bowditch picked up a pass from Gavin Williams and held off a defender to slide the ball past visiting goalkeeper Shane Higgs and in off the far post.

Leeds held off a late Yeovil revival to earn three crucial points in their bid for promotion.

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Position Team P GD PTS
1 Barnsley 0 0 0
2 Bradford 0 0 0
3 Bristol C 0 0 0
4 Chesterfld 0 0 0
5 Colchester 0 0 0
6 Coventry 0 0 0
7 Crawley 0 0 0
8 Crewe 0 0 0
9 Doncaster 0 0 0
10 Fleetwood 0 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0 0
12 Leyton Or 0 0 0
13 MK Dons 0 0 0
14 Notts Co 0 0 0
15 Oldham 0 0 0
16 Peterboro 0 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0 0
20 Scunthorpe 0 0 0
21 Sheff Utd 0 0 0
22 Swindon 0 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0 0
24 Yeovil 0 0 0

Updated Wed, 09 Jul 2014

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