Leeds 1-1 Brentford

06 March 2010 05:45
Jermaine Beckford scored his first goal in seven games to salvage a point for Leeds, but the draw leaves them only two points above third-placed Charlton.Sam Wood missed a great chance to put Brentford ahead when through one-on-one on Casper Ankergren, who denied him. [LNB]Leeds then took control but the Bees snatched the lead when Ben Strevens forced the ball home at a corner. [LNB]Gary McSheffrey crossed for Beckford to level and Lubo Michalik then hit a Brentford post in injury-time. [LNB][LNB]Leeds United manager Simon Grayson told BBC Radio Leeds:[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "It's all about results at this stage of the season, it doesn't matter how you play, so to play win and still not win is frustrating. [LNB]"We played well today and I think it's the best we've played for a number of weeks now. We passed it very well and we didn't get our rewards today. [LNB]"But if we perform like that for the rest of the season I'm sure well get to where we want to get to this season." [LNB][LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 6 March 2010[LNB] League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Leeds United 1-1 Brentford FT (HT 0-0) Beckford 72 Strevens 60 Leeds United 01 Ankergren 03 Kisnorbo 26 Bromby 32 White (Johnson 79) 04 Doyle 14 Howson 15 McSheffrey 22 Hughes (Michalik 52) 09 Beckford 10 Becchio (Dickov 79) 23 Snodgrass yellow card Substitutes 25 Martin, 17 Michalik, 08 Kilkenny, 16 Johnson, 28 Gradel, 07 Dickov, 20 Kandol Brentford 53 Szczesny 05 Phillips (Foster 84) 23 Smith 32 Leon Legge 02 O'Connor 03 Dickson 11 Weston (Bean 80) 16 Wood 20 Diagouraga 10 MacDonald 18 Strevens (Cort 76) Substitutes 01 Price, 04 Bean, 14 Foster , 07 Saunders, 13 Hunt, 17 Ainsworth, 09 Cort Ref: LangfordAtt: 25,445 LEEDS UNITED BRENTFORD Possession Leeds United 54% Brentford 46% Attempts on target Leeds United 9 Brentford 6 Attempts off target Leeds United 15 Brentford 2 Corners Leeds United 7 Brentford 3 Fouls Leeds United 6 Brentford 9 Final Result Full Time 90:00+5:10 The final whistle is blown by the referee. 90:00+4:54 Leigh Bromby takes a shot. Marcus Bean gets a block in. 90:00+3:47 Bradley Johnson fouled by Marcus Bean, the ref awards a free kick. Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball, Patrick Kisnorbo takes a shot. 90:00+3:12 Sam Wood takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren. 90:00+2:07 Lubomir Michalik produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright. 90:00+1:15 Kevin O'Connor concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Dickov. Bradley Johnson produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. 89:03 Michael Doyle delivers the ball, Lubomir Michalik produces a header from close range which bounces off the post. 87:23 Corner taken right-footed by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by Sam Wood. 86:16 Bradley Johnson challenges Marcus Bean unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Foster restarts play with the free kick. 85:51 Sam Wood takes a shot. Blocked by Lubomir Michalik. 83:01 Substitution (Brentford) makes a substitution, with Danny Foster coming on for Mark Phillips. 81:53 The ball is sent over by Marcus Bean, clearance by Lubomir Michalik. 80:43 Foul by Patrick Kisnorbo on Charlie MacDonald, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Marcus Bean. 79:44 Substitution Marcus Bean replaces Myles Weston. 78:25 Substitution Paul Dickov comes on in place of Luciano Becchio. 78:25 Substitution Bradley Johnson replaces Aidan White. 77:53 Shot by Jermaine Beckford. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. 77:21 Shot by Toumani Diagouraga from 18 yards. Blocked by Lubomir Michalik. 76:57 Sam Wood takes a outswinging corner. 76:46 Charlie MacDonald delivers the ball, clearance made by Lubomir Michalik. 76:13 Carl Cort gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Kisnorbo. Casper Ankergren takes the direct free kick. 75:24 Substitution Carl Cort comes on in place of Ben Strevens. 75:06 Ben Strevens produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target. 73:06 Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball, clearance by Leon Legge. 71:57 Assist by Gary McSheffrey. 71:57 GOAL - Jermaine Beckford:Leeds United 1 - 1 Brentford A goal is scored by Jermaine Beckford from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leeds 1-1 Brentford. 70:54 Headed effort from inside the area by Jermaine Beckford misses to the left of the goal. 67:26 Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the left by-line, Leon Legge makes a clearance. 65:17 Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Jermaine Beckford misses to the right of the target. 64:21 Jermaine Beckford is caught offside. Wojciech Szczesny takes the free kick. 63:55 Corner taken by Robert Snodgrass. 63:09 Kevin O'Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luciano Becchio. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from right channel, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. 62:41 Robert Snodgrass produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target. 60:31 Robert Snodgrass takes a inswinging corner. 59:20 GOAL - Ben Strevens:Leeds United 0 - 1 Brentford Ben Strevens fires in a goal from close in high into the middle of the goal. Leeds 0-1 Brentford. 58:42 Charlie MacDonald takes a shot. Save by Casper Ankergren. 58:01 Corner from left by-line taken by Kevin O'Connor. 55:59 Kevin O'Connor takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Jonathan Howson. 55:13 Luciano Becchio is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wojciech Szczesny takes the direct free kick. 53:58 Jermaine Beckford produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post. 52:53 Charlie MacDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Kisnorbo. Patrick Kisnorbo takes the direct free kick. 52:35 Jermaine Beckford takes a shot. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. 51:08 Substitution Lubomir Michalik is brought on as a substitute for Andy Hughes. 49:28 Centre by Sam Wood, save by Casper Ankergren. 47:17 The ball is sent over by Andy Hughes, Jermaine Beckford has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. 45:51 Charlie MacDonald is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren. 45:01 The match restarts for the second half. Half Time 45:00+2:10 The match has reached half-time. 45:00+2:02 Gary McSheffrey sends in a cross, Mark Phillips gets a block in. 45:00+1:51 The ball is delivered by Robert Snodgrass, clearance by Tommy Smith. 45:00+1:06 Foul by Toumani Diagouraga on Gary McSheffrey, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren. 43:38 Gary McSheffrey produces a cross, Mark Phillips manages to make a clearance. 41:50 Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Blocked by Tommy Smith. 41:08 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Howson on Kevin O'Connor. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Dickson. 40:57 Effort on goal by Gary McSheffrey from just inside the penalty area goes over the target. 40:18 Corner from right by-line taken by Gary McSheffrey. 39:58 Jermaine Beckford takes a shot. Tommy Smith gets a block in. 37:41 Jermaine Beckford produces a cross. 37:25 The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, Jermaine Beckford takes a shot. Save by Wojciech Szczesny. 36:51 Effort from the edge of the area by Myles Weston goes wide of the right-hand post. 36:11 Robert Snodgrass has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright. 35:59 The ball is sent over by Gary McSheffrey, clearance by Ryan Dickson. 34:49 Charlie MacDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Patrick Kisnorbo. Direct free kick taken by Casper Ankergren. 34:15 Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball, save made by Wojciech Szczesny. 33:58 A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass. 33:37 Myles Weston crosses the ball, Aidan White makes a clearance. 31:14 Jermaine Beckford has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar. 29:13 Ben Strevens takes a shot. Casper Ankergren makes a save. 28:24 The referee gives a free kick against Ben Strevens for handball. Casper Ankergren takes the free kick. 26:30 The ball is sent over by Jermaine Beckford. 24:16 Centre by Robert Snodgrass, Wojciech Szczesny makes a save. 23:48 Ryan Dickson produces a cross. 22:55 The offside flag is raised against Luciano Becchio. Free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny. 22:33 The ball is delivered by Andy Hughes, Kevin O'Connor manages to make a clearance. 16:17 Close range shot by Jermaine Beckford goes wide of the left-hand upright. 14:01 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie MacDonald by Michael Doyle. Free kick taken by Ryan Dickson. 13:31 Close range header by Luciano Becchio goes wide of the left-hand post. 10:56 Tommy Smith challenges Luciano Becchio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kisnorbo. 9:30 Direct free kick taken by Wojciech Szczesny. 9:30 Booking Robert Snodgrass receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. 9:17 Robert Snodgrass gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Dickson. 8:47 Shot from long range by Luciano Becchio goes wide of the left-hand post. 7:39 The ball is swung over by Robert Snodgrass. 6:45 Inswinging corner taken by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, save made by Wojciech Szczesny. 6:28 Gary McSheffrey sends in a cross, clearance by Tommy Smith. 3:30 The offside flag is raised against Charlie MacDonald. Casper Ankergren takes the direct free kick. 2:55 Foul by Patrick Kisnorbo on Charlie MacDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kevin O'Connor from right channel, clearance made by Leigh Bromby. 2:08 Effort from the edge of the area by Luciano Becchio goes wide of the left-hand post. 1:46 Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary McSheffrey, clearance made by Ryan Dickson. 0:56 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Beckford by Tommy Smith. Robert Snodgrass fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Wojciech Szczesny. 0:00 The match gets underway. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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