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  • Date:06 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The King Power Stadium
  • Attendance:27,720
Goal!

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95:18 +5.18

Robert Snodgrass delivers the ball, Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

94:42 +4.42

Lee Peltier produces a cross, save made by Alex McCarthy.

93:19 +3.19

Patrick Kisnorbo fouled by Jermaine Beckford, the ref awards a free kick. Jermaine Beckford receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Adam Clayton takes the direct free kick.

92:47 +2.47

Adam Clayton fouled by Richie Wellens, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

91:30 +1.30

Robert Snodgrass is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

90:22 +0.22

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy King by Danny Pugh. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.

89:46

Paul Konchesky takes a shot from 35 yards and missed to the left of the target.

89:09

Michael Johnson takes a shot. Clearance made by Adam Clayton. Corner taken by Andy King from the left by-line.

87:39

Danny Pugh gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Johnson. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

85:39

Michael Brown on for Ross McCormack.

84:43

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Jeffery Schlupp coming on for Paul Gallagher.

82:55

Aidan White is penalised for a handball. Paul Konchesky produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Andy O'Brien gets a block in.

79:43

Inswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

79:25

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

78:24

Paul Connolly receives a caution.

77:44

Free kick awarded for a foul by Souleymane Bamba on Ross McCormack. Souleymane Bamba shown a yellow card. The ball is crossed by Patrick Kisnorbo, Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

76:44

A cross is delivered by Andy King, save made by Alex McCarthy.

75:47

Andrew Keogh goes off and Luciano Becchio comes on.

74:52

Leigh Bromby on for Andy O'Brien.

74:37

Shot from just outside the area by Paul Konchesky goes over the bar.

74:29

Centre by Lee Peltier, Andy O'Brien makes a clearance.

73:09

(Leicester) makes a substitution, with Jermaine Beckford coming on for Steve Howard. Michael Johnson comes on in place of Neil Danns.

71:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Keogh by Matt Mills. Patrick Kisnorbo restarts play with the free kick.

68:33

Adam Clayton grabs a goal from outside the box to the top right corner of the goal. Leicester 0-1 Leeds.

67:30

Andrew Keogh challenges Souleymane Bamba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

66:44

The ball is sent over by Jonathan Howson, Ross McCormack takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

65:49

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

63:29

Effort from just outside the box by Lee Peltier goes over the bar.

60:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aidan White by Neil Danns. The referee books Neil Danns for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

59:04

Neil Danns is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Alex McCarthy takes the direct free kick.

57:18

Neil Danns takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.

56:07

Neil Danns produces a cross, Patrick Kisnorbo makes a clearance.

54:27

Robert Snodgrass handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Robert Snodgrass booked. Paul Konchesky takes the direct free kick.

53:34

Centre by Adam Clayton, Souleymane Bamba makes a clearance.

53:04

Foul by Paul Gallagher on Ross McCormack, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jonathan Howson.

50:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Peltier by Adam Clayton. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

48:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Lee Peltier. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

47:11

The referee blows for offside against Andrew Keogh. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

47:08 +2.08

David Nugent takes a shot. Paul Connolly gets a block in.

45:49 +0.49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Konchesky on Adam Clayton. Paul Konchesky booked. Robert Snodgrass crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Neil Danns gets a block in.

44:05

Jonathan Howson concedes a free kick for a foul on Souleymane Bamba. Free kick taken by Souleymane Bamba.

43:13

Jonathan Howson fouled by David Nugent, the ref awards a free kick. Patrick Kisnorbo takes the free kick.

41:43

Unfair challenge on David Nugent by Andy O'Brien results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Paul Konchesky, clearance made by Andrew Keogh.

40:58

Andy King delivers the ball.

39:20

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

37:39

The ball is sent over by Paul Gallagher, Aidan White manages to make a clearance.

36:22

David Nugent is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

35:27

Unfair challenge on Steve Howard by Patrick Kisnorbo results in a free kick. Paul Konchesky takes the direct free kick.

33:55

Effort on goal by Paul Gallagher from just inside the area clears the bar.

33:05

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Paul Gallagher, Patrick Kisnorbo manages to make a clearance.

31:19

Andy O'Brien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Howard. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Konchesky, clearance by Andy O'Brien.

29:47

Paul Gallagher has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

29:33

Aidan White has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

28:35

Andy O'Brien gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Howard. Indirect free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

27:56

Unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Steve Howard results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Paul Connolly from right channel, clearance by Steve Howard.

27:24

The offside flag is raised against Neil Danns. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

25:13

Centre by Robert Snodgrass.

24:03

Paul Konchesky delivers the ball, Adam Clayton makes a clearance.

23:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ross McCormack on Richie Wellens. Souleymane Bamba restarts play with the free kick.

22:52

Paul Connolly delivers the ball, clearance made by Neil Danns.

22:15

The ball is swung over by Paul Konchesky, clearance by Patrick Kisnorbo.

21:58

Shot from just outside the area by Ross McCormack goes over the bar.

19:11

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Paul Connolly. Paul Gallagher has an effort direct from the free kick. Unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Richie Wellens results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Robert Snodgrass, Shot by Ross McCormack from just outside the area goes over the net. Centre by Robert Snodgrass, Souleymane Bamba makes a clearance.

17:50

Effort on goal by Ross McCormack from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

15:34

Corner taken right-footed by Richie Wellens, Andy O'Brien makes a clearance. Richie Wellens gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass. Paul Connolly takes the free kick.

15:25

Centre by Andrew Keogh, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

9:18

Neil Danns sends in a cross.

8:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Howard by Andy O'Brien. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.

7:07

Andrew Keogh takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel. Andrew Keogh takes a short corner. The ball is sent over by Robert Snodgrass, save by Kasper Schmeichel.

6:00

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Andrew Keogh. Free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

4:59

Shot by Steve Howard from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.

3:15

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steve Howard. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

2:12

The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrew Keogh. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

1:48

Ross McCormack is caught offside. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

0:40

Ross McCormack takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

Match Preview

Duo struggling for Foxes Leicester may still be without Darius Vassell and Lloyd Dyer for the visit of Leeds. The pair picked up injuries in the 3-2 loss at West Ham and subsequently missed the Foxes' 3-1 win against Burnley. Both are considered doubtful for the match, meaning Paul Gallagher and Steve Howard are expected to retain their places in the starting XI. Jermaine Beckford will also hope for a place in the line-up against his former employers. Leicester will be aiming for their first back-to-back wins of the season, as the club look to put their managerial search to one side for the time being. Skipper Matt Mills told the club website: "It's been mentioned that we've not won two on the bounce. That's something that's ringing in our ears so we want to put it right." Leeds' new loan signing Alex McCarthy is expected to go straight into the starting line-up. Manager Simon Grayson has drafted in cover for Andy Lonergan, sidelined until next month due to a broken finger, and England Under-21s international McCarthy is likely to make his debut. But Leeds will be without suspended defender Tom Lees, who was shown a straight red card for deliberate handball in the midweek defeat to Blackpool. The 20-year-old sits out an automatic one-game ban. Patrick Kisnorbo returned to the starting line-up in central defence on Wednesday night in place of Darren O'Dea, who had been suffering from blurred vision and dizziness following a collision during last Sunday's home draw with Cardiff. Andy O'Brien, Alex Bruce and Leigh Bromby will all come into contention in Lees' absence. Ex-Foxes midfielder Grayson has no new major injury problems, but could be tempted to make other changes after Leeds lost 5-0 to another of his former clubs, Blackpool, in midweek.

Formation:41212Manager:

Leicester

Formation: 442Manager: Simon Grayson

Leeds

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Lee Peltier
  • Matt Mills
  • Souleymane Bamba
  • Paul Konchesky
  • Paul Gallagher
  • Andy King
  • Richie Wellens
  • Neil Danns
  • Steve Howard
  • David Nugent
  • SUBS
  • Chris Weale
  • Sean St. Ledger
  • Michael Johnson
  • Jermaine Beckford
  • Jeffery Schlupp

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Match Report

Leeds bounce back in style Adam Clayton's second-half wonder strike clinched Leeds a 1-0 win at Leicester and helped them banish memories of their midweek defeat to Blackpool. Leeds conceded five at home for just the second time in their history in losing to the Seasiders on Wednesday and would have probably taken a morale-boosting 0-0 draw here were it to have been offered to them before kick-off. But when they became the first of the sides to take a tepid game by the scruff of its neck with Clayton's 25-yard curler with 69 minutes gone, a maximum-point haul was a reality and their notoriously fragile defence held out to secure a first win over Leicester in nine attempts. They were rarely tested by Leicester, though, who did not force debutant goalkeeper Alex McCarthy into a meaningful save all afternoon. A consequence of that was a second loss in three games for caretaker managers Jon Rudkin and Mike Stowell and, although the club were today remaining tight-lipped over an approach for Hull's Nigel Pearson, a permanent successor to Sven-Goran Eriksson will surely be in place by the time City face Crystal Palace in a fortnight's time. Paul Rachubka, whose three calamitous moments underpinned Leeds' midweek nightmare, was dropped in one of just two changes made by manager Simon Grayson, while Rudkin and Stowell stuck with the side that beat Burnley on Tuesday. McCarthy, who joined from Reading on Friday, could not have wished for an easier debut in truth, and that was the case from the first whistle, with his only real involvement early on being witness to a Steve Howard half-volley looping over his bar. At the other end, Leeds' strike pair of Andy Keogh and Ross McCormack both succeeded in turning and getting in behind the Leicester defence, but hesitated and were quickly shut down when a run at goal would have been the better option. McCarthy then turned a cute Andy King cross-shot over his bar, before McCormack wasted the first genuine opening of the game when he drilled over from 12 yards after an Aidy White cross fell to him with 18 minutes gone. The Scot's failure to score what would have been an 11th of the season did not signal the start of an open period, though, and the game remained tight and was played largely in the midfield. When opportunities did come, Leicester's Paul Gallagher and Leeds' Danny Pugh dragged them wide. White was nearly caught out in the first-half injury time when he was robbed by Neil Danns on halfway but, much like Keogh and McCormack before him, Danns could not make the best of the space ahead of him and was crowed out by Jonny Howson. The pedestrian nature of the game continued into the second half, and a half-hearted scoop from Danns that landed on the top of McCarthy's net was the closest either side went in the opening 15 minutes. It was going to take something special to break the deadlock and Clayton's strike was just that. Leeds worked the ball wide to Pugh and, after his scuffed cross was cleared, Clayton curled the loose ball beyond Kasper Schmeichel from 25 yards, giving the former United stopper no chance as he found the top right-hand corner. Leicester immediately sent on #3million striker Jermaine Beckford, who scored 85 goals in 132 starts during a four-year spell at Leeds, but even his arrival could not help fashion a chance for the home side who left the field to a chorus of boos. end

Form Guide

    WLWLLW
  • Leicester
  • VS
  • Leeds
  • WDWLDL

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 2 - 2
  • Leeds
  • 26/12/2010
  • Leeds
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 19/10/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Leeds
  • 13/03/2007
  • Leeds
  • 1 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 17/10/2006
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Leeds
  • 18/02/2006
  • Leeds
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 03/12/2005

Top Scorers

Leicester

  • D Nugent 5
  • A King 3
  • D Vassell 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • R Wellens 1
  • L Dyer 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • J Beckford 1
  • G Fernandes 1
  • J Schlupp 1
  • Y Abe 1

Leeds

  • R McCormack 9
  • A Clayton 3
  • D Pugh 2
  • A Keogh 2
  • R Snodgrass 2
  • D O'Dea 2
  • T Lees 2
  • RF Nunez 1
  • L Becchio 1

Goals

Leicester

    • Total goals 38
    • Goals per game 20
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leeds

    • Total goals 43
    • Goals per game 25
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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