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Leeds United 0-1 Blackburn Rovers

Szmodics strike stuns Leeds

2024/04/13 15:04

Leeds United suffered a setback in their bid for automatic promotion from the Championship with a 1-0 loss to Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road. 

Despite dominating the first half and testing Blackburn's goalkeeper Aynsley Pears with several chances, Leeds couldn't find the net. 

The second half saw the hosts maintain their offensive pressure, creating additional opportunities to score. 

However, their efforts were thwarted when Blackburn's Sammie Szmodics found the back of the net with a composed finish eight minutes from time.

Despite a late push to salvage a point, Leeds couldn't muster a clear-cut chance, succumbing to their first league defeat at Elland Road this season.

This result leaves Daniel Farke's men in third place in the standings, one point behind Leicester City and Ipswich City, who have played fewer games. 

For Blackburn, the win was crucial for their survival as they now sit comfortably in 16th place, six points clear of relegation.


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2024-04-13 15h41m by gkingsley
As a Leeds United fan, I'm absolutely gutted about this result. We dominated the first half and had some great chances, but just couldn't find the back of the net. The second half was no different, we kept the pressure on but couldn't convert. And then that late goal from Blackburn, just heartbreaking. We need to bounce back quickly and keep pushing for promotion.
2024-04-13 15h30m by nlawson12
As a Leeds United fan, I'm gutted to see our team suffer a setback in the bid for automatic promotion. Despite dominating the first half and creating plenty of chances, we couldn't find the net. It's frustrating to see our efforts go to waste, especially with such a composed finish from Blackburn's Sammie Szmodics. We'll bounce back though, still plenty of games left to secure that promotion spot!
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