Leeds United manage to snatch a point late on in a 1-1 draw against Burnley at Turf Moor. Chris Wood gave the Clarets a 61st-minute lead and it appeared they would take all three points, but Patrick Bamford equalized four minutes from time.
Raphinha and Bamford had earlier chances for the visitors before the Brazilian won the ball from Charlie Taylor and fired wide. The Clarets were nearly ahead when Bamford almost diverted an Ashley Westwood cross into his own net.
Matthew Lowton's shot glanced off of Wood and past Ilian Meslier and with time running out, Bamford spared Leeds' blushes with a back-post finish that gave the visitors a point and extended Burnley's winless run at Turf Moor to 12 games.
Both clubs remain winless on the Premier League season with the Whites in 15th place on two points and the Clarets one place and one point below them.
Clubs engage in scrappy affair
Leeds are known for their willingness to fight for every inch of turf and their possession-based game and Burnley were more than happy to play that style. However, both teams came close to having a man sent off as numerous cards were shown.
Ashley Barnes had a horrible airborne challenge in the Leeds box during the first half and should have been sent off and Ben Mee saw yellow for a cleated challenge. The draw symbolizes the resilence that the visitors had and it was no more than they deserved.
Jack Harrison's key contributions
The former Manchester City man was the Whites only sustained outlet for much of the game showing a real energy while playing down the left side. He ran at Lowton for much of the first half and he tried to supply Bamford or Rodrigo with quality balls.
When Stuart Dallas supported him going forward, Harrison again was dominant, especially in the closing stages. He was at his best when Leeds reverted to their familiar 4-1-4-1 formation and he dropped back.
Cooper gives Bielsa something to think about
With Diego Llorente and Robin Koch returning to form and full fitness as well as the emergence of Pascal Struijk, Liam Cooper fell down the depth chart at the center-back to fourth choice, but when Leeds needed him the most, he was at his best.
He dealt with Burnley's set-pieces brilliantly, was alert to any danger by the hosts, provided a strong aerial presence and denied the Clarets two free headers in the Whites box. This performance gives manager Marcelo Bielsa another viable option for his back line.