'Willy Sticks It In' as Leeds smash Swans

Wilfried Gnonto celebrates for Leeds United against Swansea. (Photo Credit: Leeds Utd/X)

'Willy Sticks It In' as Leeds smash Swans

Izuchukwu Akawor 09:49 - 14.02.2024

Wilfried Gnonto struck twice in a dominant Sky Bet Championship display by Leeds United against Swansea.

Wilfried Gnonto was the star of the show as Leeds United extended their unbeaten run to 10 matches across competitions. 

Pulse Sports Nigeria reports that Leeds United thrashed their hosts 4-0, with Gnonto, fondly known as ‘Willy’ in an inspired form for the Lilly Whites. 

Willy shines for Leeds

The match which took place at the Swansea.com Stadium saw the visitors produce a comprehensive display inspired by the brilliant Willy. 

From the opening whistle, Leeds asserted their dominance on the field, with relentless attacks and precise passing leaving Swansea struggling to keep pace. 

Wilfried Gnonto was in fine form for Leeds United.
Wilfried Gnonto was in fine form for Leeds United. (Photo Credit: Leeds/X)

The breakthrough came early for the visitors, as their attacking impetus yielded the first goal, netted by Crysencio Summerville in the eighth minute, setting the tone for a memorable performance.

Joel Piroe doubled the advantage two minutes later assisted by Gnonto, who went on to net his first of the encounter to give Leeds a comfortable 3-0 lead at the break.

Heading into halftime with a commanding lead, Leeds showed no signs of slowing down in the second half. 

Despite Swansea's attempts to mount a comeback, Leeds' defensive solidity and relentless pressing kept their opponents at bay, denying any glimmer of hope for a turnaround.

Wilfried Gnonto celebrates.
Wilfried Gnonto celebrates. (Photo Credit: Leeds United/X)

The icing on the cake came in the 72nd minute of the game as Gnonto completed his brace with a sublime finish, putting the result beyond doubt and sealing Leeds' emphatic 4-0 victory. 

Leeds United’s admin obviously enjoyed the show from Gnonto and entertained fans with an interesting ‘Willy sticks it in’ after his second of the day which sparked funny reactions. 

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