Leeds striker nets hat-trick for Under-23s on first start since September

first_img Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Bamford will now try and force his way into the Leeds starting XI Latest Football News 1 REVEALED Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Leeds United star Patrick Bamford marked his return from injury in style with a hat-trick for their Under-23s.The striker suffered knee ligament damage in September shortly after signing for Leeds during the summer. REVEALED ✅ First start since September🎯 Hat-trick as #LUFC win 6-3🙌 Welcome back @Patrick_Bamford! pic.twitter.com/J8lIzPSksm— Leeds United (@LUFC) December 11, 2018However, he looked sharp and full of confidence as he eased his way back into competitive football.The 25-year-old grabbed his first with a lovely dinked finish over Burnley keeper Tom Heaton.He doubled his tally by bundling home a scrappy goal and then flicked the ball up inside the box and slammed it past Heaton to complete his hat-trick. Bamford completed the full 90 minutes of the 6-3 victory and came through unscathed.His bright return will give Leeds manager Marco Bielsa a selection headache.Kemar Roofe has been first-choice for the Whites all season, even before Bamford’s injury, and his ten league goals this season make him a difficult man to drop. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade MONEY Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions no dice Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade BEST OF Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury ADVICE RANKED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow Leeds are currently second in the Championship as they bid to end their 15-year wait for Premier League football.The club paid £7million to sign Bamford from Middlesbrough in August.The former Chelsea academy star was named the Championship Player of the Year during a loan spell with Boro in the 2014/15 season.last_img read more