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Image: How Dean Smith and Tyrone Mings reacted after controversial Leeds clash

Aston Villa and Leeds United played out a hugely controversial 1-1 draw at Elland Road on Sunday, and it might not be the last time the two teams meet this season.

Three yellow cards for the Yorkshire outfit and none for the visitors in the opening 70 minutes was pretty usual, but things turned ugly in the 72nd minute.

The Whites ignored the fact that Jonathan Kodjia was down on the floor injured before Mateusz Klich scored from the edge of the penalty area, sparking altercations between the two sets of players on the pitch and the coaching staff on the sidelines.

After a long stoppage and a red card for Anwar El Ghazi, Marcelo Bielsa instructed his side to let Dean Smith’s men score straight from the kick-off – Pontus Jansson certainly wasn’t happy about that decision however.

The Swede and Tyrone Mings had a coming together themselves during an amazing game at Elland Road, and the on-loan Bournemouth man was then pictured on the pitch celebrating with his manager once Stuart Attwell had blown the full-time whistle.

Villa now look likely to finish in fifth position in the Championship table which means they will face whoever finishes fourth in the play-off semi-finals.

That could still be Leeds given they are three points ahead of West Bromwich Albion but with an inferior goal difference to the Baggies, meaning the two clubs could still meet again at that stage, or even in the final at Wembley.

The relationship between Bielsa and Smith and some of the players may well still be strained, so it could be another tasty fixture should it happen.

Article title: Image: How Dean Smith and Tyrone Mings reacted after controversial Leeds clash

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