Leeds United 1-0 Blackburn Rovers

20 Sep

Chris Wood


Chris Wood also scored for Leeds against Blackburn in the league game between the two on 13 September

Substitute Chris Wood bundled in a late winner to give Leeds United victory over Blackburn Rovers in a scrappy EFL Cup third-round tie at Elland Road.

The 24-year-old found the net with a follow-up header in the 85th minute after his initial effort was saved.

More to follow.

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Match ends, Leeds United 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.

Second Half ends, Leeds United 1, Blackburn Rovers 0.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Lewie Coyle.

Connor Mahoney (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Grimes (Leeds United).

Attempt blocked. Hope Akpan (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Delay in match Eunan O’Kane (Leeds United) because of an injury.

Marvin Emnes (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Marvin Emnes (Blackburn Rovers).

Eunan O’Kane (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Hope Akpan.

Goal! Leeds United 1, Blackburn Rovers 0. Chris Wood (Leeds United) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Chris Wood (Leeds United) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Pablo Hernández (Leeds United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution, Leeds United. Matt Grimes replaces Alex Mowatt.

Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Wood (Leeds United).

Hope Akpan (Blackburn Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Mowatt (Leeds United).

Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).

Kemar Roofe (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by David Raya Martin.

Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

Kemar Roofe (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marvin Emnes (Blackburn Rovers).

Liam Cooper (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Feeney (Blackburn Rovers).

Liam Cooper (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Pablo Hernández (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers).

Kyle Bartley (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Kemar Roofe (Leeds United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution, Leeds United. Chris Wood replaces Marcus Antonsson.

Attempt missed. Elliott Bennett (Blackburn Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Blackburn Rovers. Conceded by Kyle Bartley.

Attempt blocked. Marvin Emnes (Blackburn Rovers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Elliott Bennett (Blackburn Rovers).

Liam Cooper (Leeds United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution, Blackburn Rovers. Connor Mahoney replaces Martin Samuelsen.

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