By Mark Smith

22nd Aug, 2022 | 8:40am

Raphinha stunned by Rodrigo in Leeds United win v Chelsea in Premier League

Raphinha was left stunned by Leeds United attacker Rodrigo in the massive 3-0 win against Chelsea on Sunday afternoon at Elland Road.

The Spaniard scored the second and assisted the third as the Whites ran riot to pick up their first league win over their London rivals in over a decade.

Leeds’ former star, now at Barcelona, was particularly pleased with seeing his former teammate head home the second, clearly overjoyed by his start to the season.

Rodrigo took to his personal Instagram account to celebrate the three points with numerous pictures, as he cemented his spot as the top scorer in the Premier League.

Eagled-eyed fans noticed that Raphinha had taken to the responses to celebrate along with him, with some loving the interaction between the pair.

“Rodrigoooooool,” he wrote.

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It will be moments like this that make the likes of Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips think back.

The pair both started on the bench for Barcelona and Manchester City over the weekend, but we didn’t spare one thought to that due to the magic on show at Elland Road.

Selling those two allowed the likes of Brenden Aaronson, Tyler Adams and Marc Roca to come in, with all three shining along with Rasmus Kristensen and Luis Sinisterra making their impact.

Leeds have moved into a new era, and it is brilliant to see these old fan favourites keeping an eye on things at Elland Road as the roof came off yet again.

Jesse Marsch hasn’t just got the new boys playing well, he’s bring a tune out of the old ones too, with Jack Harrison and Rodrigo two of the best performers in the entire Premier League so far.

Long may that continue.

In other Leeds United news, the Whites now want to sign this striker with a rival set to kickstart a major £30million+ transfer battle