Raphinha holds nerve and grabs vital win for Leeds against Crystal Palace | Premier League

No one inside Elland Road could overstate just how important one swing of Raphinha’s left boot could prove to be in the context of Leeds United’s season. Make no mistake about it, there had been plenty for Marcelo Bielsa to be impressed with prior to the stoppage-time winner from the Brazilian which pulled his side … Read more

Leeds 1-0 Crystal Palace: Raphinha scores last-gasp penalty to claim much-needed victory

It took Leeds 93 minutes and a helping hand from Marc Guehi and VAR. But they finally found a way to win at Elland Road on Tuesday night – just when they needed it most. Marcelo Bielsa’s side looked certain to be heading for a second successive stalemate, which would have done little for their … Read more

Leeds: Raphinha insists that he is happy amid Liverpool links

Leeds star Raphinha insists he CAN achieve his ambitions at Elland Road amid Liverpool speculation – as winger praises Marcelo Bielsa’s work Brazilian Raphinha joined Leeds from Rennes in October 2020 for £17million The winger has been one of the club’s shining lights over the past 12 months His performances have led to interest from … Read more

Referee and VAR official suspended for not punishing Argentina’s Nicolas Otamendi for Raphinha elbow

South American FA suspend the referee and VAR official for failing to punish Argentina’s Nicolas Otamendi for elbow on Brazil star Raphinha… with the Leeds man needing FIVE stitches in his mouth after the clash  Argentina’s Nicolas Otamendi was seen catching Brazil’s Raphinha via his elbow Otamendi picked up Raphinha, whose mouth was bleeding following … Read more

Brazil rally to beat Venezuela in qualifier as Raphinha enjoys dream debut | Brazil

Raphinha had to wait a long time for his Brazil debut but it was worth it as the Leeds winger came off the bench to play a decisive part in his side’s 3-1 comeback victory against Venezuela in their latest World Cup qualifier. The 24-year-old had earned his first national call-up in September but was … Read more