Leeds United v  Leicester City  Premier League Sunday 7th November 2021

Leeds came into this one on the back of a 2-1 win over Norwich, and Leicester inconsistent so far this season, so who if anyone was going to kickstart their season?

It was Leeds’ nearest game to Remembrance Day so both managers laid wreaths, the Last Post was played and a minutes silence before kickoff.

It was played at an atmospheric and sunny Elland Road

After 2 minutes, Rodrigo had a left footed shot from outside the box saved in the centre of the goal. A minute later, Barnes had a right footed shot from the left side of the box saved in bottom left corner.

After 5 minutes, Harrison’s curling right footed shot from the left side of the box was saved superbly by Schmeichel, from the corner Phillips headed from the right side of 6 yard box was saved in top corner.

Just before the midway point of the 1st half, Rodrigo had a left footed shot from outside the box blocked.

Two minutes later, James had a right footed shot from outside the box which missed to the left, then Rodrigo had a left footed shot from right side of the box blocked.

1st Leeds goal

After 26 minutes, after a frantic start, Leeds won a freekick and Leeds won a freekick, Raphinha went for goal with a left footed shot and it went into the bottom left corner, and Elland Road erupted.

Leicester equaliser

75 seconds later after leading, Leeds conceded as Barnes had a right footed shot from the left side of the box and it went into the top right corner past Meslier for a wonder goal.

After 45 minutes, just before halftime, Tielemans had a right footed shot from right side of the box but it went too high.

Halftime score: Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City

A frantic first half with 2 good goals one for either side, could either ode get the3 points?

After 47 minutes, Tielemans had a right footed shot from the right side of the box but missed to the left.

A couple of minutes later, 2 Leeds chances as Phillips’ header from the right side of the 6 yard box missed to the left, then Harrison had a right footed shot from very close range but just a bit too high.

A minute later, James had a right footed shot from the left side of the box too high.

After 53 minutes, Rodrigo had a left footed shot outside the box saved in the top centre of the goal.

Three minutes later, Three Leeds chances as Jmaes had a right footed shot from left side of the box which was close, but missed to the right, then he had a left footed shot outside the box blocked, then Rodrigo had a left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left, which was close but missed to the left.

Just after the hour, Soumare had a right footed shot from outside the box went too high.

Six minutes later, Vardy had a right footed shot from centre of the box missed to the left.

2nd Leicester goal ruled out

A minute later, Leicester thought they led as Vardy played Lookman in and he scored, it went to VAR and the ref changed his mind and disallowed it which brought a loud cheer from the crowd.

With just over a quarter of a hour left, James had a left footed shot from outside the box missed to the right, a minute later, Tielemans had a right footed shot from centre of the box saved.

With 12 minutes left, James had a left footed shot from centre of the box high and wide to the left.

Two minutes later, Soyuncu had a left footed shot from centre of the box missed to the right.

After 88 minutes, Ndidi had a left footed shot outside the box missed to the left.

In the 1st minute of stoppage time, Raphinha had a left footed shot from outside the box blocked, then Raphinha had another left footed shot from centre of the box went too high.

Fulltime score: Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City

It was a really good game of football that was dominated by Leeds who should have won with the amount of chances they had, possibly signs Leeds getting back to their best.

The result means Leeds move up a couple of places upto 15th on 11 points and still 3 points clear of Burnley.

Highlights of this great game are at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIZFithHCD4

Next up for Leeds after the international break is a trip to the capital to face Antonio Conte’s Tottenham at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday 21st November 2021 with a 4:30pm kickoff.

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