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Report: Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City

It’s a battle of the top two, tough games for both sides but a huge 3 ponts Leeds United beat Leicester City 3-1 Late on.


Leeds United (3)

Leicester City (1)

Getty Images LEEDS, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 23: Archie Gray of Leeds United celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Leicester City at Elland Road on February 23, 2024 in Leeds, England. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Tonight Leeds grabbed all 3 points  against  Leicester City late on as they hold a grip on the top two and sends Leeds come closer to  Leicester with a late winner in added  time.

A head of kick off both team came out to a frightening Elland Road

As the game got underway both team good but leeds created most chances and got the fist conner of the game, in the 4th minute leeds had a geat chances to take the lead a little flick from Gnoto and just over from Piroe.  in the 5 minute, Leicester got a free kick on the edge of the box well defended and ended way over. Leeds dominated the play and a few minutes later Meslier made a lovely save asnd from the Leicester conner right to the back post and Faes heded home Leicester fist proper chance on 15 minites. This did not effect leeds or the elland Road Crowed. Leeds pilled on the pressure and keeper  pushing for equalizer but every time Leicester got forward they looked dangerous. Nothing had come from both sides in the last 15 minutes but a big raw round ER as leeds got a corner. The play and the balls into the box were good but the chances were no there. There was only 2 minites addied on at the end of the first half. At half it ended 1-0 Leicester.

The second half began with the first frowning coming the way of leeds. Leicester look sharp early on getting a conner that was just too wide. Leicester stop play as number 20 Daka was down and a yellow card to Ampadu. Measlier made a great save to give Leicester a conner. The conners kept coming for Leicester,  from one of there it hist the post and on the rebound  goal Leicester only to be called offside. On 61 minites from a great fun into the box and looked  likely to go in the ball went just wide,   Leeds made there fist subs as Bamford came on from Piroe and James on for Gnoto. Leeds started to pick thing up and create a few chances them self’s. another lovely played though and look like Leicester should score but I went wide.   off came Firpo for Roberts and Leicester made there first sub as boos come from Elland Road when Mavididi  come off for McAtee and Daka on for cannon

From just out side the box on the right side a shot a ball and Roberts got the Equalizer  1-1 Leeds on 80 minutes on 83 minutes Gray had a shot from outside the that hit  Faes on it way in an existing few minutes for Leeds 2-1

Summerville come off for attorney and 5 minutes added on. With 94 minutes up Leeds make it 3 from James. Full time 3-1 leeds

Line up

Leeds United:  illan Meslier (GK), junior Firpo, Ethan Ampadu (C), Glen Kamara, Joel Piroe (Bamford) Crysencio Somerville (Anthony), Joe Rodon, Archie grey, Georginio Rutter, Willfried Gnonto (James) Ilia Gruev.

Subs: Kris Klaesson (GK), Charlie Cresswell, Liam Cooper, Patick Banford (Piroe , Jaidon Anthony (Summerville), Jamie Shackleton, Dan James (Gnoto) Conner Roberts, Mateo Joseph,

Leicester City: Mads Mermansen (GK), James Justin, Wout Faes, Harry winks, Stephy Mavididi (McAteer) Hamza Choudhury, Abdul Fatawu, Patson Daka (Cannon), Ricardo Pereira (C), Kieran Dewsbury hall, Jannik Vestergaard.

Subs: Jakub Stolarczyk (GK), Connor Cody, Callum Doyle, Marc Brighton, Dennis Praet, Tom Cannon (Daka). Yunus, Akgun, kasey McAteer ( Ben Nelson

Venue: Elland Road

Attendance: 36,954

Referee: Craig Pawson

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