Garry Monk delighted with point against Newcstle
Newcastle took the lead through Jamaal Lascelles' 67th-minute header to put the hosts on the brink of an instant promotion back to the Premier League.
But Chris Wood bagged his 25th goal of the Championship season five minutes into stoppage time to snatch a 1-1 draw for Leeds.
Chris Wood snatched a point for Leeds late on against Newcastle
And Monk, whose keeper Rob Green made a string of fine saves, admitted his side had been second-best at St James' Park, but was delighted with his players' resilience.
When it was put to him that the game might have been stopped if it was a boxing match, he said: "We must have a granite chin.
"No look, when you get an equaliser in that fashion at the end of a game like that, it always feels much better in one changing room than the other.
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Who impressed for Leeds as they salvaged a point against Newcastle?
"And of course it felt good in our changing room.
"But we showed the other side, we showed what a mentality and spirit we have and a determination to never give up and fight to the end, and that's what got them the goal."
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