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Jackett backs Lions for promotion

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Millwall boss Kenny Jackett believes his side are serious promotion contenders after their 2-1 victory over league leaders Leeds at the New Den.

The Lions are now unbeaten in their last five and after cutting Leeds' lead at the top to one point Jackett is adamant the result will send shockwaves throughout League One.

"A result like this gives you the belief, not just as a team but also the fans,'' said Jackett. ``It was always going to be a tough game. Leeds are dangerous and we did really well to cope with them."

He added: "But it was a terrific day and it means we're on a bit of a run now. The second half display was excellent against a top side with strength throughout."

In-form front-man Neil Harris set the ball rolling for Millwall after just three minutes only for defender Patrick Kisnorbo to return the favour for Leeds nine minutes later.

However, Gary Alexander - who has been largely overshadowed by Harris at the New Den this season - had the last laugh pouncing in the 83rd minute for his first league goal of the season.

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