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PL2 review: Gelhardt hat-trick edges Leeds closer to promotion

23 Mar 2021
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Striker's treble takes him to 11 goals for the season as we look at the latest youth results

Joe Gelhardt scored a hat-trick as Leeds United edged closer to promotion to Premier League 2 Division 1 with a 5-0 win at 10-man West Bromwich Albion.

Two Gelhardt penalties helped take his tally to 11 goals for the season in a match that also featured a stunning free-kick from Sam Greenwood.

Leeds are now 13 points clear at the top of Division 2 and know victory over Aston Villa in their next match will secure promotion.

Greenwood's stunning free-kick

See: West Brom reportLeeds report

Stoke fight back

Also in Division 2, Stoke City battled back from two goals down to triumph 4-3 at Aston Villa and secure a seventh straight win.

Stoke scored three times between the 42nd minute and the half-time whistle, with Douglas James-Taylor netting twice.

See: Stoke report

Delap sets record

Liam Delap became the first player to net 20 goals in a PL2 season with Manchester City’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Chelsea.

The result extends City’s unbeaten run in Division 1 to 13 matches and moves them five points clear at the top.

See: Chelsea report | Man City report

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