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Yannick Bolasie made the move from Everton to Aston Villa earlier this season.

Yannick Bolasie produced impressive skills to beat two Leeds players

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Leeds produced a remarkable fightback on Sunday afternoon to defeat Aston Villa 3-2 at Villa Park.

Marcelo Bielsa's side found themselves in a massive hole just 17 minutes into the game after goals from Tammy Abraham and Conor Hourihane.

But Leeds came roaring back in the second half, restoring party with just under half-an-hour remaining after Jack Clarke and Pontus Jansson had netted for the away side.

And they completely the comeback in the fifth minute of stoppage time, with Kemar Roofe netting the late winner.

Leeds leapfrogged Norwich to the summit of the Championship table and they now have a six point gap over West Brom in third.

Aston Villa, meanwhile, sit in 11th following the the disappointing collapse.

The midlands side would want to forget the second half of the match, but Yannick Bolasie did give them something to cheer about five minutes after the break.

With Villa still 2-0 up, their players were clearly playing with confidence and one man that emphasised that was Bolasie.

Yannick Bolasie in action against Leeds

With his back towards goal and two Leeds players hot on his tail, the Congolese international produced a number of step-overs before swivelling and putting the ball through the legs of Luke Ayling.

Watch it below:

That is just naughty from Bolasie.

Bolasie is currently playing in the Championship for the first time since 2013.

At just 29 years old, if he continues to pull off skills like that, it won't be long until he makes his return to England's top tier.

Leeds are looking to return to the Premier League for the first since 2004 but, despite occupying first at the half way stage, Bielsa is refusing to get carried away.

Bielsa is refusing to get carried away after beating Aston Villa

“We were very ambitious," he said, per football365. "We made very many efforts.

"We played versus a team very strong from an offensive point of view and could neutralise them. Apart from the first 15 minutes of both halves, we were well.

“I think we deserved to win the game and the performance of the players were all very good.

“We still have to play the same amount of games we have just played. And you know that in football you can’t make any provision or anticipate.

“That’s why we will try to win the games one-by-one when they come.”

Topics:
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Pontus Jansson
Luke Ayling
Kemar Roofe
Jack Clarke
Marcelo Bielsa
Leeds United
England Football
Championship
Aston Villa

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