Matchday live: Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers

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  • WELCOME to Elland Road for Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers. Follow all the action with our live blog.

4:52pm

FULL-TIME Leeds 1 Rovers 2.

4:38pm

Jordan Rhodes heads on to the top of the bar. 82 mins. 1-2.

4:29pm

Alex Mowatt hits the bar for Leeds after ball luckily broke to him in the box. Breathless second half. 73 mins. 1-2.

4:25pm

Tommy Spurr nearly makes amends, having an acrobatic volley cleared off the line. Momentum with Leeds, though. 68 mins. 1-2.

4:15pm

Matt Smith heads off the line from Grant Hanley as #rovers threaten to go two back in front. 57 mins. 1-2.

4:11pm

Tommy Spurr left the ball for goalkeeper Simon Eastwood when he should have cleared. Ball squared and Matt Smith tapped in.

4:10pm

GOAL Leeds 1-2. Matt Smith. 53 mins.

4:02pm

Second-half substitute for Leeds. Luke Murphy off, Gboly Ariyibi on. Won't fancy typing that too often. We are under way again.

3:46pm

HALF-TIME Leeds 0 Rovers 2.

3:41pm

Superb sliding tackle from Luke Murphy denies Rudy Gestede certain second. Tom Cairney - who is having a stormer - played him in. 42 mins. 0-2.

3:37pm

It's been coming. Tom Cairney corner powerfully headed home from Rudy Gestede. It's his first goal for the club.

3:36pm

GOAL 2-0 Rovers. Rudy Gestede. 36 mins.

3:34pm

Tom Cairney not too far away with a 30-yard free kick. 34 mins. 0-1.

3:27pm

Somehow Rovers do not make it 2-0, DJ Campbell's goal-bound shot adjudged not to have crossed the line before it was cleared. 27 mins. 0-1.

3:18pm

Since the goal Simon Eastwood has been tested for the first time, getting down to his right to save fairly comfortably from Alex Mowatt, before Ben Marshall at the other end cut in from the right and saw his shot deflected into the side-netting. 18 mins. 0-1.

3:15pm

Tom Cairney slides a beautiful pass behind the Leeds defence to Jordan Rhodes who composes himself before slotting in clinically.

3:12pm

GOAL 1-0 Rovers. Jordan Rhodes. 13 mins.

3:11pm

Leeds started the brighter of the two teams but not a chance of note so far, though Grant Hanley has just headed over a Tom Cairney corner. 11 mins. 0-0.

3:00pm

We are under way.

2:56pm

The teams are out.

2:39pm

Welcome to Elland Road for Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers. Here's a quick recap of the starting line-ups. Interesting reading for Rovers fans...

Leeds: Kenny, Lees, Zaliukas, Pearce, Byram, Mowatt, Murphy, Austin, Pugh, Smith, McCormack. Subs: Cairns, Peltier, Wootton, Ariyibi, Brown, Poleon, Varney.

Rovers: Eastwood, Marshall, Dann, Hanley, Spurr, Taylor, Williamson, Cairney, Gestede, Campbell, Rhodes. Subs: Kean, Kilgallon, King, Songo'o, Rochina, Judge, Mahoney.

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4:15pm Wed 1 Jan 14

Ralph Jones says...

another stupid goalkeeping error, now the pressures on once more.
another stupid goalkeeping error, now the pressures on once more. Ralph Jones

5:19pm Wed 1 Jan 14

aaman1 says...

its ok now,we won that's all we need to know...3pts for a win 1 pt for a draw
and 0 pts against brum.couse we lost
its ok now,we won that's all we need to know...3pts for a win 1 pt for a draw and 0 pts against brum.couse we lost aaman1

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