Billy Sharp fires late winner on Leeds debut

Leeds denied Middlesbrough pizzas and a point as debutant Billy Sharp answered Massimo Cellino's call to score goals quickly.

Boro's request for the Italian dish to be left in their dressing room at full-time was turned down by Leeds - surprising considering they are heavily under the Sardinian influence of owner Cellino - but they had more to worry about than pizza as Sharp's 88th-minute debut goal condemned them to a 1-0 loss.

Sharp signed from Southampton on Wednesday and was immediately told by Cellino to "hurry up and score some goals".

The 28-year-old left it until two minutes from time to do just that but was in the right place at the right time to finish after Tomas Mejias failed to hold Michael Tonge's shot.


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