Grayson leads the Somma loving

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Leeds manager Simon Grayson believes Davide Somma is too good to be labelled a 'super-sub' after the South Africa striker stepped off the bench to rescue a point for Leeds in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Norwich.

Somma replaced Leeds midfielder Neil Kilkenny in the 74th minute with his side trailing 2-1 and slammed home a fine volley with his first touch to earn his side a share of the spoils.

Grayson said: "He's a great lad. He's never once complained, he understood when I left him out last weekend, he understood here."

"He's got a fantastic attitude, he works ever so hard and is a massive team player and I wouldn't say he's best coming off the bench because he scores for us when he starts as well.

The Whites boss added: "He appreciates what we've done for him in terms of bringing him to this football club, of what he can be and what we've made him - he's a great lad to work with and I'm sure he'll only get better."

Norwich boss Paul Lambert felt the draw had been a fair result and was delighted with his side's display.

Lambert said: "The lads have been brilliant for me. This is a hard place to come, there's no doubt, with the crowd they've got behind their back.

"But I thought we gave as good as we got. I don't really bother with the table at the minute because I know how many games there are left, but what we've done is make it exciting for everyone connected.

"I'm absolutely over the moon with the 18 months I've been here.

"It's been a huge rise after the disappointment of being relegated (from the Championship). What we've done is terrific.''

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