Leeds United Under-23s welcomed Wolves to Bootham Crescent on Friday evening with nothing left to play for in the Premier League Cup.

Carlos Corberan included Gaetano Berardi and Ian Poveda in his team, with the January signing having to settle outside of the first team for now.

Leeds dominated the first half and took the lead when Bobby Kamwa smashed home a loose ball from 12 yards out.

The whites dominated once again in the second half, but Chem Campbell scored a fantastic long-range strike to drag his side level.

Here are our MOT Leeds News player ratings from the  1-1 draw:

Elia Caprile – 6

A very quiet evening for the Italian. Caprile was solid enough and was much better with his distribution. The young stopper is really starting to settle with the 23s.

Gaetano Berardi – 6

Solid as ever at left-back. The Swiss enforcer was poor going forward on his weak foot with his final ball, but that isn’t what he is there to do – back on the bench against Reading.

Olly Casey – 6

Completed half an hour before being replaced. Casey sat deep in midfield and did well to cut out passes through the middle, he was, however, too reluctant to play the dangerous ball sometimes.

Pascal Struijk – 7

A solid captains performance from Struijk. The colossal also got forward frequently to say he was at centre halve. The defender kept the away side quiet was the majority of the game and was impressive.

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Nohan Kenneh – 6

The defence had very little to do but when they did, Kenneh or Struijk were always there. Did get turned on halfway a couple of times but often made amends quickly with his physicality.

Jack Jenkins – 8

Jenkins got about his business quietly and that’s when he is at his best. The midfielder is superb at sniffing out danger and stifling the opponent, and he did it time and time again tonight.

Niall Huggins – 8

Superb display once again. The Welsh youth international is improving weekly and was unplayable at times down the right. Massively composed and formed a great partnership with Stevens.

Ian Poveda – 6

A full 90 minutes means that he will almost definitely not be involved against Reading. Poveda didn’t catch the eye massively and continues to disappoint. He did show glimpses but he must do much, much more.

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Jordan Stevens – 7

Was rewarded with a start after his goal against Bolton. Has a cracking first touch and makes attacking look effortless – the Wolves full-back will want to forget this game in a hurry.

Mateusz Bogusz – 6

An average return from injury for the Pole. To his credit, he did get on the ball often and try to make things happen but often got frustrated.

Bobby Kamwa – 8

Worked tirelessly all evening on and off the ball and got his reward with a well-taken drive. Kamwa has cemented his spot in Ryan Edmondson’s absence and his pace is enough to fortunate.

Substitutes: Robbie Gotts – 6, Alfie McCalmont – 6, Bryce Hossanah – 5

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