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  • Date:10 Nov 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:The Walkers Stadium
  • Gallagher (7) Howard - pen (90)
  • Yeates (28)
    Yeates (40)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93:31 +3.31

Kyle Naughton sends in a cross.

90:27 +0.27

Mark Yeates is adjudged to have handled the ball. The referee shows Daniel Bogdanovic a yellow card. Power penalty scored by Steve Howard. Leicester 2-2 Sheff Utd.

88:25

The ball is swung over by Lloyd Dyer, Steve Howard takes a shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen.

84:08

Nyron Nosworthy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Howard. Paul Gallagher produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. Daniel Bogdanovic replaces Richard Cresswell.

82:55

Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Nick Montgomery results in a free kick. Jack Hobbs restarts play with the free kick.

81:06

Drilled right-footed shot by Steve Howard. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

78:29

Andy Reid leaves the field to be replaced by Johnny Ertl.

75:03

Leon Britton challenges Lloyd Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andy Reid receives a caution for dissent. Kyle Naughton restarts play with the free kick.

73:15

Paul Gallagher produces a cross, Effort from the edge of the area by Andy King goes wide of the right-hand upright. Matt Fryatt on for Yuki Abe.

71:59

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andy Reid from the right by-line.

70:44

Effort on goal by Yuki Abe from 25 yards. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

69:13

Lloyd Dyer fouled by Leon Britton, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lloyd Dyer.

68:35

Corner taken by Mark Yeates from the left by-line, Greg Cunningham manages to make a clearance.

66:11

Nyron Nosworthy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Paul Gallagher, save made by Steve Simonsen. Outswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Yuki Abe concedes a free kick for a foul on Nick Montgomery. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

64:05

Foul by Stephen Jordan on Yuki Abe, free kick awarded. Stephen Jordan goes into the book. Kyle Naughton takes the direct free kick.

58:35

Short corner worked by Paul Gallagher, Steve Simonsen makes a comfortable save.

57:15

Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, save by Steve Simonsen. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, clearance by Leon Britton.

56:08

Stephen Jordan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens. Direct free kick taken by Chris Weale.

54:41

Steve Howard replaces Martyn Waghorn. Darius Vassell goes off and Lloyd Dyer comes on.

50:41

Andy Reid is caught offside. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.

47:05 +2.05

The referee penalises Richard Cresswell for handball. Free kick taken by Greg Cunningham.

46:48

Andy Reid is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

46:07 +1.07

Unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Mark Yeates results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Paul Gallagher, save made by Steve Simonsen.

46:02

Greg Cunningham challenges Kyle Bartley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

38:58

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Mark Yeates. Mark Yeates finds the net with a goal direct from the free kick from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-2 Sheff Utd.

37:21

Foul by Richie Wellens on Andy Reid, free kick awarded. Andy Reid produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, Kyle Naughton gets a block in.

33:44

Andy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton. Andy Reid delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Andy King.

30:51

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, Darius Vassell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Simonsen. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

28:46

Mark Yeates gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Sheff Utd.Assist by Andy Reid.

27:50

Mark Yeates takes a shot from 25 yards. Save made by Chris Weale.

26:58

Yuki Abe takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

26:14

Richie Wellens delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Paul Gallagher misses to the left of the target.

22:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Montgomery on Yuki Abe. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Martyn Waghorn, clearance by Nyron Nosworthy. Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher.

20:01

Richard Cresswell is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick.

19:43

Kyle Naughton concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Quinn. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Jordan.

16:37

Unfair challenge on Yuki Abe by Richard Cresswell results in a free kick. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.

15:12

Handball by Nick Montgomery. Indirect free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

13:14

The offside flag is raised against Yuki Abe. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.

12:26

Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn. Direct free kick taken by Leon Britton.

6:52

Foul by Kyle Bartley on Martyn Waghorn, free kick awarded. Paul Gallagher hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Sheff Utd.

5:26

The ball is swung over by Paul Gallagher, Nyron Nosworthy manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Gallagher, Leon Britton makes a clearance.

3:23

Unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Mark Yeates results in a free kick. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.

0:42

Unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn by Stephen Jordan results in a free kick. Martyn Waghorn produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick. Martyn Waghorn takes the outswinging corner, Nick Montgomery makes a clearance. Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Save by Steve Simonsen. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn.

The game begins.

The half-time whistle blows.

The second half has started.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

Match Preview

Oakley set for Foxes return Leicester captain Matt Oakley should be added to the squad for the visit of Sheffield United on Wednesday night. The veteran midfielder is back in full training after missing Saturday's win at Barnsley with a knee problem. Portuguese defender Miguel Vitor, a goalscorer at Oakwell, missed training on Monday with a bruised knee but is expected to be fit. Former England striker Darius Vassell lasted just over an hour on his City debut at the weekend and should be involved again. Defender Aleksandar Tunchev is still sidelined but hopes to return to full training at the end of November after a serious knee injury. The Foxes are unbeaten in their last three home matches. Sheffield United boss Gary Speed could have loan duo Andy Reid and Stephen Jordan available. The duo have been struggling with hamstring problems, and although Speed will not rush them back, he remains hopeful they will be fit. He said: "They are in contention but we will wait unto Wednesday before making a decision. With the nature of their injuries it is important that the players themselves feel right in themselves. "There is no point in rushing them back and then losing them straight away, particularly as there are three games this week, so changes will be inevitable anyway." Forward Jamie Ward is rated "touch and go" to make the game after sustaining an ankle knock against Ipswich on Saturday.

Formation:433Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

Formation: 433Manager: Gary Speed

Sheff Utd

  • Chris Weale
  • Kyle Naughton
  • Curtis Davies
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Greg Cunningham
  • Richie Wellens
  • Yuki Abe
  • Andy King
  • Martyn Waghorn
  • Darius Vassell
  • Paul Gallagher
  • SUBS
  • Conrad Logan
  • Michael Morrison
  • Steve Howard
  • Matt Fryatt
  • Bruno Berner
  • Lloyd Dyer
  • Franck Moussa

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Match Report

Foxes grab late point Mark Yeates went from hero to villain for Sheffield United as Leicester rescued a 2-2 draw in controversial fashion at the Walkers Stadium. After Paul Gallagher had fired the Foxes into an early lead, Yeates popped up with two first-half goals of his own - the second a glorious 25-yard free-kick - to turn the match on its head. United looked set to hold on for a valuable victory as a dogged defensive display kept the hosts at bay after the interval. But Yeates was then penalised for handball in the area by referee Phil Gibbs - a decision the visitors strongly protested against - and substitute Steve Howard made no mistake from 12 yards to earn Leicester a share of the spoils. The Blades remain 21st in the table as a result, while Leicester move up one place to 17th. Foxes boss Sven-Goran Eriksson made one enforced change to his starting line-up, with Jack Hobbs coming in for the injured Miguel Vitor. Andy Reid made his first start for United in place of Jamie Ward, who was ruled out by an ankle problem, while Stephen Jordan replaced Johnny Ertl in defence. Martyn Waghorn forced an early save from Blades goalkeeper Steve Simonsen at his near post before Leicester took the lead in the eighth minute. Waghorn was brought down by Kyle Bartley on the edge of the box and Gallagher stepped up to curl the resulting free-kick across Simonsen and into the top-left corner. A flowing move almost presented Leicester skipper Andy King with the opportunity to add a second nine minutes later, but Kyle Naughton's over-hit pass allowed Simonsen to gather at the midfielder's feet. It took United until the 28th minute to register their first shot on goal as Yeates curled a tame effort into the arms of Chris Weale. But seconds later, they were level as a quick break saw Leicester exposed at the back. Reid and Yeates were left two-on-one against Hobbs and the on-loan Sunderland winger carried the ball into the area before squaring to leave his team-mate with a simple finish. The goal lifted the visitors and they took a shock lead four minutes before the break as Yeates scored his second of the game. Curtis Davies was adjudged to have fouled the former Middlesbrough midfielder 25 yards from goal and Yeates made him pay by finding the top-right corner with a wonderful curling free-kick. Leicester were unable to threaten the Blades goal in the early stages of the second period and Eriksson responded by introducing Steve Howard and Lloyd Dyer in place of Waghorn and Darius Vassell. A brief period of pressure followed from the home side, but Simonsen remained relatively untroubled in the United goal. The former Stoke stopper was called into action in the 68th minute to keep out another Gallagher free-kick from just outside the area. Yuki Abe and Howard then saw low shots saved by Simonsen and King hooked a hopeful effort wide as Leicester continued to press for an equaliser. And they were finally rewarded in injury-time as Yeates was adjudged to have handled and Howard drilled his penalty into the bottom-left corner.

Form Guide

    WDWLWW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Sheff Utd
  • LDWLLL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 2 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 26/12/2009
  • Sheff Utd
  • 1 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 18/08/2009
  • Sheff Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Leicester
  • 05/04/2008
  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Sheff Utd
  • 23/10/2007
  • Leicester
  • 4 - 2
  • Sheff Utd
  • 26/11/2005
  • Sheff Utd
  • 4 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 06/08/2005

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • A King 6
  • S Howard 2
  • L Dyer 2
  • M Fryatt 2
  • M Waghorn 2
  • P Gallagher 1
  • F Moussa 1
  • K Naughton 1
  • AL Miguel Vitor 1

Sheff Utd

  • R Cresswell 2
  • M Yeates 2
  • C Evans 2
  • J Calve 1
  • S Quinn 1
  • D Bogdanovic 1
  • M Lowton 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 19
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Sheff Utd

    • Total goals 37
    • Goals per game 10
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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