Leeds United ratings: Rob Green stars in goal as Pontus Jansson fails to live up to pre-match chatter

Kyle Bartley celebrates Leeds United's second goal with leading marksmen Chris Wood
Kyle Bartley celebrates Leeds United's second goal with leading marksmen Chris Wood
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Leeds United's play-off ambitions all-but came to an end despite Garry Monk's side clawing back a draw against Norwich City at Elland Road.

Goals from Chris Wood, Kyle Bartley and Pablo Hernandez pulled Leeds level after falling three goals behind in the first half. Here's how Yorkshire Post football writer Leon Wobschall rated the performances.

Robert Green 8 - Helpless for Norwich's three first half goals and afforded little protection in a golden spell as the Canaries ran amok. Made a number of important saves on the restart as Norwich found gaps.

Luke Ayling 6 - Got forward in trademark fashion, but his delivery was poor at times. Kept going but sacrificed for Pedraza 18 minutes from time as Leeds went for broke.

Kyle Bartley 6 - Enjoyed an excellent campaign, but did not have his best day along with his defensive cohorts at the back. Main contribution came when he bundled home just after the interval.

Pontus Jansson 5 - Spoke before the game about his confidence that Leeds would get into the play-offs '200 per cent'. His efforts on the pitch proved sadly off-message. Picked up his 15th booking of the season to incur a three-match ban - but it will not include any play-off matches now

Gaetano Berardi 6 - Exposed on occasions, but did make one key block to prevent Naismith from racing clear in the second half.

Ronaldo Vieira 5 - Went missing along with others during a tough first half. A bit more to the fore in the second half. But game was a bit much for him at times. 5

Eunan O'Kane 6 - Started okay, but was soon on the retreat as Dorrans and Howson took a grip on proceedings in the engine room.

Kemar Roofe 6 - Provided flashes in a mixed afternoon and denied by an important Ruddy save in the second half.

Pablo Hernandez 6 - Magnificent goal to make it 3-3 and went through peaks and troughs on the day.

Stuart Dallas 5 - Mixed bag and threatened at times, but his final ball let him down on occasions.

Chris Wood 7 - Got his goal to take his season's tally to 29 and tried his utmost to find a definitive strike at the death.


Pedraza for Ayling 72, 6,

Doukara, for Dallas, 62, 6,

Phillips for O'Kane 82, 6.

Not used: Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Charlie Taylor, Lewie Coyle, Hadi Sacko.

Norwich City: Ruddy 7, Pinto 6, Martin 5, Bennett 5, Dijks 6; Dorrans 7, Howson 7; Naismith 6, Pritchard 8, Josh Murphy 7 (Klose 90); Oliveira 7 (Jerome 83). Not used: Jones, Whittaker, Wildschut, Jacob Murphy, Klose, Maddison.