Venables: Changes helped us

Last updated : 14 September 2002 By Elland Roader
Harry Kewell celebrates his goal against Man Utd
It was Leeds' first win over their arch rivals in ten attempts, sealed by a Harry Kewell header midway through the second half.

"I thought at half-time that we'd be looking for our first win against them in 11 in the next match because they played well and had us on the rack.

"But we turned it around in the second half. The boys were absolutely outstanding. I thought in the end we had them on the run and we deserved it. They were much better than us in the first half and we were the better side in the second half.

"After we took the lead we played the ball better and we played it earlier. In the first half we wanted too many touches of the ball and that allowed them to get at us.

"It was giving us a bit of a problem because we weren't keeping the ball up front and in the second half we made changes that helped us and we were top class."