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  • Date:04 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:15,257
  • Snodgrass (39) McCormack (78)
    Becchio (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Luciano Becchio scores a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Bristol City 0-3 Leeds.The assist for the goal came from Aidan White.

92mins

Richard Foster takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

90mins

Ross McCormack takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Foster.

89mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce produces a cross, clearance made by Tom Lees.

89mins

Luciano Becchio is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Richard Foster.

87mins

Danny Pugh takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in. Robert Snodgrass decides to take a short corner.

87mins

Short corner taken by Robert Snodgrass.

84mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Stead by Darren O'Dea. Jamal Campbell-Ryce comes on in place of Kalifa Cisse. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Albert Adomah, save by Andy Lonergan.

81mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Smith on Jon Stead. Cole Skuse crosses the ball, Liam Fontaine takes a shot. Andy Lonergan makes a save. Corner taken by Albert Adomah from the left by-line played to the near post, Adam Smith makes a clearance.

79mins

A goal is scored by Ross McCormack from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 0-2 Leeds.The assist for the goal came from Adam Clayton.

76mins

Aidan White takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Fontaine. Outswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Jon Stead.

75mins

The official flags Danny Pugh offside. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

75mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aidan White by Richard Foster. Adam Clayton restarts play with the free kick.

74mins

Stephen Pearson concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Smith. Direct free kick taken by Tom Lees.

71mins

Jon Stead on for Chris Wood.

71mins

Fabian Delph gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Pearson. Richard Foster delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Luciano Becchio makes a clearance.

69mins

Fabian Delph fouled by Kalifa Cisse, the ref awards a free kick. Kalifa Cisse is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Robert Snodgrass produces a cross, Darren O'Dea takes a shot. Save made by David James.

68mins

Adam Smith produces a cross, save by David James. Robert Snodgrass decides to take the corner short.

66mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ross McCormack. David James takes the indirect free kick.

65mins

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Liam Fontaine gets a block in.

64mins

Adam Smith fouled by Ryan McGivern, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Snodgrass takes the direct free kick.

61mins

Unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Stephen Pearson results in a free kick. Fabian Delph takes the direct free kick.

60mins

Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball.

57mins

Yannick Bolasie concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Smith. Yannick Bolasie receives a red card for second bookable offence. Free kick crossed left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from right wing, save made by David James.

55mins

Adam Smith fouled by Yannick Bolasie, the ref awards a free kick. Yannick Bolasie receives a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

54mins

A cross is delivered by Robert Snodgrass. The assistant referee signals for offside against Ross McCormack. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

48mins

The ball is delivered by Albert Adomah, Chris Wood has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the goal.

46mins

Neil Kilkenny decides to take the corner short.

46mins

Neil Kilkenny takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Pugh. Neil Kilkenny takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Tom Lees.

46mins

Ryan McGivern joins the action as a substitute, replacing Neil Kilkenny.

44mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Wilson on Ross McCormack. James Wilson receives a red card for professional foul. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Ross McCormack.

44mins

Luciano Becchio is penalised for a handball. Direct free kick taken by David James.

43mins

The ball is delivered by Adam Smith, clearance by Kalifa Cisse.

40mins

Goal scored by Robert Snodgrass from the edge of the area low into the middle of the goal. Bristol City 0-1 Leeds.Assist by Ross McCormack.

39mins

A cross is delivered by Stephen Pearson, save by Andy Lonergan.

38mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. Stephen Pearson takes a short corner.

37mins

Fabian Delph takes a weak shot and went wide right of the goal.

29mins

Unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny by Luciano Becchio results in a free kick. Cole Skuse takes the free kick.

28mins

Unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny by Adam Clayton results in a free kick. The referee books Adam Clayton for unsporting behaviour. Liam Fontaine takes the free kick.

26mins

Foul by Adam Smith on Yannick Bolasie, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny.

26mins

Neil Kilkenny has an effort at goal from 35 yards. Andy Lonergan makes a save.

24mins

Kalifa Cisse challenges Aidan White unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball in from the free kick, Kalifa Cisse manages to make a clearance.

21mins

Yannick Bolasie challenges Adam Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Snodgrass takes the direct free kick.

18mins

Robert Snodgrass concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Kilkenny. The referee books Robert Snodgrass for unsporting behaviour. The ball is delivered by Albert Adomah, Liam Fontaine has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.

17mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Albert Adomah. Andy Lonergan restarts play with the free kick.

15mins

Short corner worked by Stephen Pearson.

14mins

Handball by Fabian Delph. Cole Skuse takes the direct free kick.

13mins

Unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Stephen Pearson results in a free kick. Andy Lonergan takes the direct free kick.

11mins

Fabian Delph challenges Albert Adomah unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cole Skuse takes the free kick.

10mins

Danny Pugh concedes a free kick for a foul on Albert Adomah. Cole Skuse restarts play with the free kick.

9mins

The ball is swung over by Yannick Bolasie.

5mins

Yannick Bolasie takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. Corner taken left-footed by Stephen Pearson from the right by-line, clearance by Ross McCormack.

3mins

Ross McCormack fouled by Albert Adomah, the ref awards a free kick. Robert Snodgrass has an effort direct from the free kick.

Match Preview

Carey banned for Robins Bristol City will be be without the suspended Louis Carey for the weekend clash with Leeds in the npower Championship. Veteran centre-back Carey was dismissed during the Robins' 1-0 defeat at Reading last time out for "denying a goalscoring opportunity" and, after City decided not to appeal the decision, will serve a one-match ban. However, manager Derek McInnes has been buoyed by the return to training of Marvin Elliott and Liam Fontaine. Midfielder Elliott had been struggling with the hamstring injury he picked up during the 1-0 victory over Millwall at Ashton Gate on January 3, while defender Fontaine has recovered from a knee injury, and both could feature on Saturday. Striker David Clarkson will not be involved, however, after picking up an ankle fracture which will keep him out for the rest of the season. On-loan forward Chris Wood will continue to lead the line following the sale of Nicky Maynard to West Ham on deadline day. Leeds could hand debuts to both Adam Smith and Robbie Rogers as caretaker-manager Neil Redfearn takes charge of his first game. USA international winger Rogers, a recent signing following his release from Major League Soccer side Columbus Crew, has had to wait for his first appearance due to delays over paperwork, while Tottenham defender Smith, a deadline day loan signing, is also in contention. Redfearn, installed as temporary boss after Simon Grayson was sacked on Wednesday, has no new injury or suspension worries, but may want to add some experience to his back four following the heavy midweek home defeat to Birmingham. Left-sided defender/midfielder Danny Pugh and centre-half Alex Bruce, both unused substitutes on Tuesday night, could be recalled to the starting line-up. Paddy Kisnorbo remains sidelined with a season-ending knee injury, while Andy O'Brien has only this week returned to training following a bout of depression.

Formation:451Manager: Derek McInnes

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager:

Leeds

  • David James
  • Cole Skuse
  • James Wilson
  • Liam Fontaine
  • Richard Foster
  • Albert Adomah
  • Neil Kilkenny
  • Kalifa Cisse
  • Stephen Pearson
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Chris Wood
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Jon Stead
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Brett Pitman
  • Ryan McGivern

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Match Report

Redfearn off to winning start Robert Snodgrass, Ross McCormack and Luciano Becchio were all on target at nine-man Bristol City as caretaker-manager Neil Redfearn steered Leeds a 3-0 win - their first npower Championship triumph on the road in five matches. Redfearn, who has refused to rule himself out of the running for the job on a permanent basis after Simon Grayson was sacked on Wednesday, made a winning start to life as temporary boss thanks to Snodgrass' 12th of the season at the end of the first half, McCormack's 15th in the 79th minute and a late Becchio strike. But Redfearn and Leeds were given a big helping hand by City pair James Wilson and Yannick Bolasie, who were both sent off by referee James Linington. Defender Wilson was shown a straight red card for a professional foul after bringing down McCormack in the 44th minute and the home side were reduced to nine men when winger Bolasie was booked twice in three minutes early in the second period. Former Leeds midfielder Neil Kilkenny was back in City's starting line-up against his former club, while defenders Liam Fontaine and Wilson were also recalled to the side. Danny Pugh replaced Andros Townsend on the left side of midfield for Leeds and new loan signing Adam Smith made his debut in the back four following his deadline-day arrival from Tottenham. City began to look the more impressive side after a scrappy opening. Bolasie forced Leeds goalkeeper Andy Lonergan into a full-length save with a shot from outside the area and Kilkenny was also on target with a thumping drive that was well held. City were the dominant side but created little and save for Albert Adomah's angled drive, which was brilliantly turned away by Lonergan in the 38th minute, had nothing to show for their efforts. Leeds then took the lead against the run of play with their first meaningful attack. A swift break involving Becchio, Pugh and McCormack set up Snodgrass on the edge of the area and his low shot wrong-footed City goalkeeper David James. The home side were then reduced to 10 men just before the interval. Wilson gave chase after McCormack had darted clear on goal and after hauling down the Scottish striker, the City defender was dismissed. City manager Derek McInnes sacrificed playmaker Kilkenny in order to send on Ryan McGivern, another defender, at half-time. But McInnes' plans were in disarray within 12 minutes of the second half following the sending-off of Bolasie. Having just been booked for his foul on Leeds debutant Smith, the Congolese was shown a second yellow card for another poor challenge on the same player and City's uphill task suddenly became mountainous. Leeds moved the ball from one side of the pitch to the other to stretch City's nine men and after creating numerous chances made the game safe with a second goal in the 79th minute. Midfielder Adam Clayton clipped a fine ball over the City defence into the path of McCormack, who lashed home a low angled shot inside the far post from the edge of the area, and Becchio completed the scoring by firing home Aidan White's cross in stoppage time.

Form Guide

    LWWLWL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Leeds
  • LLWDWL

Last Meetings

  • Leeds
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 17/09/2011
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 2
  • Leeds
  • 12/02/2011
  • Leeds
  • 3 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 13/11/2010
  • Leeds
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 31/12/1955
  • Bristol City
  • 0 - 1
  • Leeds
  • 03/09/1955
  • Leeds
  • 1 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 06/02/1932

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • N Maynard 8
  • A Adomah 5
  • B Pitman 3
  • S Pearson 2
  • M Elliott 2
  • N Kilkenny 1
  • K Cisse 1
  • M Woolford 1
  • C Wood 1

Leeds

  • R McCormack 13
  • R Snodgrass 9
  • A Clayton 5
  • L Becchio 4
  • D Pugh 2
  • D O'Dea 2
  • T Lees 2
  • RF Nunez 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 25
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leeds

    • Total goals 82
    • Goals per game 44
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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