Kasper Schmeichel 8, Jonny Evans 4; Stuart Dallas 8, Patrick Bamford 9: Leicester City v Leeds United player ratings

Impressive win for Bielsa's side as Foxes are found wanting at King Power Stadium

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Leicester City missed the chance to move above Manchester United into second place in the Premier League by losing 3-1 at home to Leeds United.

Patrick Bamford scored one goal and set up the other two in a Man-of-the-Match performance at the King Power Stadium.

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds recovered from conceding the opening goal of the game to Harvey Barnes in the 13th minute by equalizing two minutes later through Stuart Dallas and adding goals after half-time from Bamford and then Jack Harrison on a counterattack.

Bamford now has 11 goals this campaign. His goal against Leicester was excellent, collecting the ball after being played in on the left of the penalty area and smashing a fierce shot into the top corner.

It was only Leicester's second league loss since November 30 and kept Brendan Rodgers' team in third place – when it could have moved two points behind leader Manchester City.

Bamford, who had gone four games without a goal, said: "I’d love to say I don’t think about it [not scoring] but all strikers do. Last couple games I’ve been a little bit off it. It’s always nice to get a goal.

"It was nice to get the assists, a lot of the boys would’ve expected me to shoot, but I put it on a plate.

"Liverpool we came very close [against], we got a point at Manchester City. Today we showed that we can compete [with the top teams]."

A scrappy start to the match was soon forgotten when a piece of brilliance from Barnes brought the opening goal after 13 minutes.

He collected the ball just inside his own half and went on a driving run towards the edge of the penalty area, where he played a neat one-two with James Maddison before rolling a shot into the bottom corner of the net.

Leeds's response was immediate. Maddison gave the ball away and Leeds full-back Luke Ayling charged down the left-hand side. He played a pass infield to Bamford, who spotted the run of Dallas in behind the Leicester defence.

Dallas still had a lot to do but held off his man inside the box and beat Kasper Schmeichel with a finish into the far corner.

it was against the run of play when Leeds went ahead after 70 minutes. The Yorskshiremen won the ball back in midfield and Raphinha put Bamford through on the left side of the area. He still had plenty to do but rifled the ball past Schmeichel with a left-footed strike into the top corner.

Leicester had responded well to falling behind but they were hit by a sucker-punch of a third Leeds goal after 84 minutes. The visitors hit Leicester on the break. Bamford was through on goal and unselfishly teed up Harrison for a tap-in from eight yards.

"It's a tough one to take, we know how Leeds play and it can end up as a basketball game," Leicester goalscorer Barnes said.

"We played some good football and we created good chances. The goals we are very disappointed with."