It was Alan Smith all over: winding up opponents, getting them worried, seizing on their mistakes. But what followed fifteen minutes later was all about Smith, too.
Personally, tactically, against their individual opponents, against the ball or the pitch or fate, Leeds United always have challenges. But this squad, in Bielsa's phrase, always has resources to recover.
It was only a few months since Leeds United won the league. But it was a long time since they'd been themselves.
Here went another decent night's work undone because football is a stupid game and unfair and everyone cheats except Leeds. From the pre-game lightshow for nobody to the new graphics on the Premier League ball to Fosun's billions behind Wolves to VAR. I blame and hate them all.
If there was one team Leeds should be able to beat, it was Wolves. But Wolves looked so bad it was like a temptation. Leeds just had to try it.