Date: 9th November 2019 at 8:03pm
Written by:
Leeds United
2 – 1
Blackburn Rovers

Elland Road

Championship

9/11/2019 3:00 pm

Attendance: 35567

Referee: Ward

Leeds United Blackburn Rovers
Bamford (30 pen), Harrison (35) Williams (40)
Casilla Walton
Ayling Bennett
White Nyambe
Cooper 72 Adarabioyo
Dallas Williams
 
Phillips
 
Travis
Helder Costa 81 Holtby 69
Klich Armstrong 60
Roberts Dack
Harrison 94 Downing
Bamford Gallagher 69

Substitutes

Meslier Johnson
Douglas Rothwell
Hernandez 81 Graham 60
Berardi 72 Leutwiler
Gotts Bell
Davis 94 Evans 69
Clarke Buckley
 
69

Game Statistics

15 Goal attempts 4
4 On Target 1
4 Corners 5
9 Fouls 12
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
68 % 32

With plenty of continued criticism directed at Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford given his recent goal drought (going back to August), the 26-year-old went some way towards silencing his critics in today’s victory over Blackburn Rovers.

It was a lively first 45 minutes as Bamford opened the scoring from the penalty spot (yes, a penalty!) on the half hour mark, and he then laid on an assist for Jack Harrison who doubled our advantage five minutes later.

Blackburn did find a leveller five minutes before the half time break, but with no goals following in the second half, manager Marcelo Bielsa saw his side hold on for another valuable three points. Arguably we could’ve won by more given our control in the second period, and the win leaves us sitting in third place in the second tier table, more than in the mix and just two points shy of leaders West Bromwich Albion.

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