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Football Results: Leeds 1-1 Leicester

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Leeds and Leicester City shared the spoils in one of the low-scoring football results of the weekend in the Premier League. Raphinha opened the scoring for Leeds in the 26th minute when his free-kick missed everyone and crept into the net. Harvey Barnes did not take long to restore parity less than two minutes after the opener. Leeds dominated the rest of the game but failed to score as the match ended all square.

Player ratings

Leeds: Meslier (6), Llorente (6), Cooper (6), Struijk (6); Forshaw (7), Phillips (7), Dallas (6), Raphinha (8), Rodrigo (7), Harrison (7), James (6).
Subs: Roberts (n/a), Cresswell (n/a).

Leicester: Schmeichel (7), Pereira (6), Evans (6), Soyuncu (6), Castagne (7), Soumare (6), Ndidi (6), Tielemans (7), Barnes (7), Vardy (7), Lookman (7).
Subs: Amartey (6), Dewsbury-Hall (n/a), Maddison (n/a).

Man of the match: Raphinha.

Managers Reaction

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa: “We created double the amount of danger than them. We dominated a large part of the game. We defended well and we attacked well. And even if we deserved to win, we didn’t manage to to obtain it.” he added. “We managed a good performance against a good opponent. Football has those moments, there were two identical plays. They had one goal ruled out the same way but we couldn’t finish our chance [when Jack Harrison missed from close out].”

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers: “For us to put that effort in and show the courage to keep going, we created some great chances but failed to make the final pass and finishes. The supporters will go home proud of the team.”.

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