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The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
Billy Paynter takes a shot. Save by Tony Warner.
Foul by Ramon Nunez on Michael O'Connor, free kick awarded. Tony Warner takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonathan Forte on Max Gradel. Ramon Nunez delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Sam Togwell makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny by Michael O'Connor results in a free kick. Neil Kilkenny takes the free kick.
Freddie Sears challenges Bradley Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.
Neil Kilkenny has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.
The ball is sent over by Ramon Nunez. Ramon Nunez produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.
Bradley Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Garry Thompson. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Michael O'Connor, clearance by Bradley Johnson. Martyn Woolford produces a volleyed right-footed shot from 20 yards. George McCartney gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by Jonathan Forte, George McCartney makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Michael Raynes goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Centre by Eddie Nolan, save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Ramon Nunez joins the action as a substitute, replacing Robert Snodgrass.
Shot on goal by Freddie Sears from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Max Gradel has an effort at goal. Save by Tony Warner.
Luciano Becchio goes off and Billy Paynter comes on.
The ball is crossed by Michael O'Connor, save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Outswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor from the right by-line, Alex Bruce manages to make a clearance. Michael O'Connor takes the outswinging corner, Robert Snodgrass manages to make a clearance.
Robert Snodgrass produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
Effort on goal by Garry Thompson from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Josh Wright leaves the field to be replaced by Jonathan Forte.
Goal scored by Jonathan Howson from the edge of the area to the top right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-4 Leeds.Luciano Becchio provided the assist for the goal.
Jonathan Howson scores a headed goal from close in. Scunthorpe 1-3 Leeds.The ball is crossed by Luciano Becchio, Niall Canavan manages to make a clearance. Max Gradel provided the assist for the goal.
Outswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor, Shot from deep inside the area by Niall Canavan clears the bar.
Freddie Sears produces a drilled right-footed shot from 30 yards. Save by Kasper Schmeichel. Corner from the right by-line taken by Michael O'Connor, Alex Bruce manages to make a clearance.
Garry Thompson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.
Effort on goal by Max Gradel from 12 yards. Save by Tony Warner. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the left by-line, Bradley Johnson takes a shot. Save by Tony Warner.
Chris Dagnall leaves the field to be replaced by Garry Thompson. Corner taken by Neil Kilkenny from the left by-line, clearance by Eddie Nolan.
Drilled left-footed shot by Jonathan Howson. Tony Warner makes a save.
Long distance shot from Luciano Becchio misses to the left of the net.
Sam Togwell crosses the ball.
Shot by Jonathan Howson from 18 yards. Save by Tony Warner.
A goal is scored by Jonathan Howson from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 1-2 Leeds.The assist for the goal came from Paul Connolly.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Snodgrass by Sam Togwell. Max Gradel has an effort direct from the free kick, save by Tony Warner.
Bradley Johnson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Amdy Faye.
Inswinging corner taken by Neil Kilkenny from the left by-line.
Corner from right by-line crossed in by Neil Kilkenny, Niall Canavan manages to make a clearance.
Shot from 35 yards by Neil Kilkenny went harmlessly over the crossbar.
Centre by Michael O'Connor, comfortable save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Handball by Max Gradel. Tony Warner restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George McCartney by Martyn Woolford. Free kick taken by George McCartney.
Sam Togwell sends in a cross, clearance by Andrew O'Brien.
Foul by Max Gradel on Eddie Nolan, free kick awarded. Tony Warner restarts play with the free kick.
Niall Canavan on for David Mirfin.
The second half has started.
The ref blows to end the first period.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Dagnall on Andrew O'Brien. Kasper Schmeichel takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Cliff Byrne, Luciano Becchio makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Freddie Sears.
Drilled right-footed shot by Robert Snodgrass. Blocked by David Mirfin. Corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line, Amdy Faye takes a shot. Save made by Tony Warner.
Paul Connolly receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Freddie Sears by Paul Connolly. Free kick crossed right-footed by Eddie Nolan from left channel.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Robert Snodgrass on Sam Togwell. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Eddie Nolan, Alex Bruce makes a clearance. A cross is delivered by Michael O'Connor, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.
Centre by Cliff Byrne, comfortable save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Josh Wright challenges Max Gradel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Robert Snodgrass from the free kick, save made by Tony Warner.
Sam Togwell challenges Max Gradel unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.
Foul by Paul Connolly on Freddie Sears, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by David Mirfin.
Neil Kilkenny gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Wright. Free kick crossed right-footed by Cliff Byrne from right channel, Kasper Schmeichel makes a save.
Cliff Byrne scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Scunthorpe 1-1 Leeds.Freddie Sears sends in a cross, Amdy Faye gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Michael O'Connor, the assist for the goal came from Michael O'Connor.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael O'Connor, clearance by Amdy Faye.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luciano Becchio by Michael Raynes. Free kick crossed right-footed by Neil Kilkenny.
The ball is delivered by Michael O'Connor, clearance made by George McCartney.
The ball is sent over by Alex Bruce, clearance by David Mirfin.
Michael O'Connor delivers the ball, clearance by Alex Bruce.
Amdy Faye concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael O'Connor. Michael O'Connor delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel. The ball is delivered by Eddie Nolan, Paul Connolly makes a clearance. Michael O'Connor takes the inswinging corner, save by Kasper Schmeichel.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Cliff Byrne by Luciano Becchio. Direct free kick taken by Tony Warner.
Amdy Faye concedes a free kick for a foul on Sam Togwell. David Mirfin restarts play with the free kick.
Max Gradel fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Scunthorpe 0-1 Leeds.Assist on the goal came from Jonathan Howson.
Martyn Woolford sends in a cross, Alex Bruce makes a clearance. Michael O'Connor takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Paul Connolly.
Shot by Max Gradel. Save by Tony Warner.
The match begins.
Iron look to steel march on Leeds
Scunthorpe manager Ian Baraclough has no new injury concerns ahead of his side's clash with Leeds.
The Iron came through the game at Watford unscathed and Baraclough is likely to name an unchanged team.
Rob Jones looks set to miss out after breaking a bone in his hand in the victory at Preston and the game against the Whites is thought to come a week too soon for the defender.
Goalkeeper Joe Murphy missed the victory at Vicarage Road with shoulder and groin problems and Baraclough could give his shot stopper another week to recover. Tony Warner will continue between the sticks if the Irishman fails to make it.
Garry Thompson missed a reserve game in midweek through illness but is likely to feature.
Andy O'Brien is likely to make his Leeds debut at Glanford Park.
The former Newcastle defender has joined the Whites on a one-month loan deal from Bolton and is expected to slot into the heart of the back four.
Manager Simon Grayson is waiting to see if Sunderland will extend George McCartney's loan deal with the club, with Andy Hughes and Ben Parker standing by if the left-back does not return to Elland Road.
Skipper Richard Naylor has been ruled out due to the knee problem which forced him to miss the midweek defeat to Cardiff.
Summer signing Billy Paynter is expected to be included in the squad for the first time following his shin injury, but is likely to be on the bench, while fellow forward Ramon Nunez is pushing for his first start after catching the eye as a late substitute against Cardiff.
Goalkeeper Shane Higgs remains sidelined with a hamstring strain and winger Lloyd Sam is still struggling with a knock.
Captain fantastic Howson inspires Leeds
Jonny Howson produced the ultimate captain's contribution as his second-half, 15-minute hat-trick helped Leeds cruise to a 4-1 win at Scunthorpe.
After Cliff Byrne had cancelled out Max Gradel's opener for the visitors, the game turned into a midfield slog until Howson, United's 22-year-old homegrown midfielder, took the firmest of grips on the tie.
One of just three starting survivors from Leeds last visit to Glanford Park in August 2008, Howson scored with his right foot, his left foot and his head as Simon Grayson's men returned to form after a run of one win in five.
Grayson made three changes to the side that were thrashed 4-0 by Cardiff on Monday, and it eventually proved to be enough as Scunthorpe were unable to live with them, meaning their wait to beat Leeds will go into a 50th year.
Cardiff's first goal in that 4-0 win came after a collision between Kasper Schmeichel and Alex Bruce, and the duo almost shipped another goal in identical circumstances after just two minutes, but debutant Andy O'Brien was on hand to clear off the line from Chris Dagnall.
Leeds made the most of their let-off too and took the lead after eight minutes through Gradel's first of the season.
The Ivorian, back in the side at the expense of Davide Somma, drove home low across Tony Warner's goal after a neat ball into him from Howson.
The goal was Leeds' only real opportunity in the early exchanges, though, and Scunthorpe managed to build enough pressure to earn them a 27th-minute equaliser.
Good work from loanee Freddie Sears earned them a corner, and from Michael O'Connor's ball in, Byrne got up at the back post to bury a header beyond Schmeichel, although Leeds felt O'Brien had been impeded in the process.
Warner, a former Leeds keeper, then tipped an Amdy Faye header away moments before the end of the first half.
Neil Kilkenny drove over the bar for Leeds after the restart as both sides looked for a way to take a firm hold of the game, and Leeds managed to do that as the clock reached the hour mark.
Grayson's decision to withdraw the poor Faye energised the Whites, and not long after Paul Connolly's cross went through the area to the back post, where Howson was waiting to crash home a third of the season.
At the other end, Schmeichel had to tip a Sears drive over the bar, but Leeds were in total command by this point and Howson underlined that with his second, a back-post header after a Gradel cross.
That came in the 74th minute and, just as Scunthorpe were recovering from that blow, Luciano Becchio played Howson through on goal a minute later and he duly completed a maiden career treble.
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