England’s Patrick Bamford scored the match goal in a deadly time in the 88th minute of the match.
Bamford became the first player in Leeds United’s history to score in the first 3 rounds of the English First Division.
The victory raised the balance of Leeds to 6 points in sixth place temporarily, while Sheffield United stuck at 0 without a score in the 20th – last – after 3 defeats.
The Yorkshire derby between Leeds and Sheffield is being held in the Premier League for the first time since May 2001, when Leeds won 6-1.
Leeds United started the league with a hard-fought loss to defending champions Liverpool 3-4, before beating Fulham 4-3 in the second match as well.