Wood you believe it – former striker sinks Brighton & Hove Albion 

Posted On 18 Mar 2017 at 8:16 pm

Leeds United 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion lost at Elland Road for the first time since August 2013.

Former Seagulls striker Chris Wood scored both goals.

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The first was a strong looping header. Then a penalty, conceded by Fikayo Tomori in the last five minutes.

After a first half with few chances Leeds were getting on top when they scored.

Albion had chances to equalise. Sam Baldock just failed to connect with a Glenn Murray flick on from an Anthony Knockaert corner.

Then Murray had a clear chance well saved by Leeds’ former England keeper Rob Green.

Wood, who was on loan at Albion in 2010-11, then wrapped things up with a well-placed penalty.

Albion, still six points clear of Huddersfield Town in third place, don’t play again Saturday 1 April when they face Blackburn Rovers at the Amex.

Every match now is vital as the Premier League hoves into view.

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