Dhreap Leeds secondly with a profound benefit against Reading and a late penalty was needed only to hang on the three points.
Stuart Dallas got home from how close he finished Kemar Roofe with strong protection from Liam Moore and Chris Gunter.
But Reading did not read an extraordinary pound opportunity when Marc McNulty got his penalty saved by Leeds Bailey Peacock-Farrell's visiting carer.
It came after Barry Douglas was punished for Josh Sims to be down on the edge of the area.
Victory moved to Leeds within a leadership point of the Norwich City, which was held to attract a visit to the Hull who was struggling.
Marcelo Bielsa's side has now won four of their home games and denied a bigger ban on anxia Jaakkola in the Reading goal.
The roof was held twice by the Fing in the second half, first with headaches over target and then stroke from a six-yard box.
The case did not have a & # 39; mean that you did not read reading through November without the need after a recent breakthrough of win and two.
Paul Clement's side has failed in games back to Wigan and Leeds's backup, and are only outside the tiredness of different goals.
Leeds United Manager Marcelo Bielsa:
"We would like to have finished the game in better settings and read to play more in the closing stages.
"We did not accept the correct setting options to deal with that after several changes in the second half.
"There were many external attackers there at the end who could not use more protection when needed.
"I am very pleased with Bailey Peacock-Farrell (the supporter) and the team, he has been brave and resolved in games and has a great influence on keeping us in the game.
Reading manager Paul Clement told BBC Radio Berkshire:
"I think of reflection from the game as a whole, we did enough to get a look.
"This is a strange feeling because you want to get points for your team to win or play games, but this may be one of the best games we play .
"The players did everything I asked about the innovations that were set up and how they worked hard on the member and out of A member against a team who does not stop running.
"We did all the best things, the only thing we did not get the product that was desirable."