By Saikat Mandal

2nd Jan, 2022 | 8:40pm

Kalvin Phillips shares Twitter reaction after Leeds United 3-1 v Burnley

Kalvin Phillips has shared a brilliant message on Twitter after Leeds United secured a 3-1 victory against Burnley at Elland Road.

The Whites returned to winning ways after three consecutive defeats, with goals from Jack Harrison, Stuart Dallas and Dan James sealing all three points.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side played with a lot of energy and moved eight points clear of the relegation zone.

Phillips took to Twitter after the game to share his instant reaction. He wrote: “Yes lads!!! Love to see it. Happy New Year (to) all.”

Missing Kalvin

Phillips, at the moment, can do nothing apart from cheering his side from far apart.

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The England international is nursing his injury and it would take around March for him to return to action.

Losing him for such a long period of time is a huge blow for the club, and it remains to be seen how the Whites cope up in his absence.

Adam Forshaw has been superb since he returned from injury, but Leeds are lacking the massive presence of Phillips on the pitch.

With Jamie Schakleton also out injured, Bielsa doesn’t have enough options in midfield at the moment. Leeds could delve into the January transfer market to solve the crisis.

The Whites were boosted by the return of Diego Llorente and Junior Firpo, but with Patrick Bamford still not fully fit, they struggled a bit upfront.

Tyler Roberts missed a glorious opportunity to score, but Joe Gelhardt did impress after coming on in the second half.

In other Whites news, Stuart Dallas shines as Tyler Roberts frustrates again – Leeds United player ratings v Burnley.