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Sheffield Wednesday 1-2 Leeds United

Charlie Taylor of Leeds
Charlie Taylor equalised for Leeds with his second goal of the season

Leeds' run of five straight defeats ended as they came from behind to triumph against Sheffield Wednesday in the Yorkshire derby at Hillsborough.

Steve Morison fired in the winner after Wednesday keeper Keiren Westwood saved his initial shot.

Charlie Taylor had equalised for Leeds after Chris Maguire's first-half penalty put the home side in front.

Leeds created the majority of the chances with Alex Mowatt missing two openings in the early stages.

Luke Murphy also missed a good chance for the visitors before Wednesday took the lead against the run of play when Maguire slotted home from the spot after Sam Byram fouled Lloyd Isgrove.

Wednesday, who thrashed Leeds 6-0 in this fixture last season, created little in the second half and Neil Redfearn's Leeds team deservedly picked them off.

They levelled when Taylor scrambled the ball in after a Murphy free-kick hit the Wednesday wall and broke to Morison, who set up the defender for his second goal of the season.

Welsh striker Morison then scored the winner at the second attempt 18 minutes from time after being played in by Byram.

Leeds' victory moved them into 15th, within four points of 14th-placed Wednesday, who have won only one of their last six.

Sheffield Wednesday manager Stuart Gray:

"It's disappointing because we had our noses in front but couldn't build on the Chris Maguire penalty.

"I'm disappointed for the supporters as well because we had around 24,000 in there today. I put two forwards on and we were chasing the game but it wasn't our day."

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn:

"This result has been coming in the last two or three games. I'm pleased for the lads because they've shown a real spirit.

"It was a very good performance. I thought we were the better side despite going 1-0 down. Credit to the lads because I thought their application and understanding of how to play in this match and on this pitch was spot on."

Line-ups

Sheff Wed

  • 1Westwood
  • 36Vermijl
  • 2Buxton
  • 15Lees
  • 17HelanBooked at 14minsSubstituted forBusat 85'minutes
  • 27IsgroveSubstituted forKeaneat 64'minutes
  • 6SemedoBooked at 60mins
  • 20Lee
  • 19MaghomaSubstituted forMayat 64'minutes
  • 10Maguire
  • 13Lavery

Substitutes

  • 7May
  • 9Nuhiu
  • 26De Havilland
  • 28Bus
  • 33Melo
  • 43Kirkland
  • 48Keane

Leeds

  • 13Taylor
  • 15Wootton
  • 3BambaBooked at 35mins
  • 32Cooper
  • 12Berardi
  • 4Austin
  • 7MurphyBooked at 69mins
  • 2Byram
  • 27MowattSubstituted forSharpat 71'minutes
  • 21Taylor
  • 19Morison

Substitutes

  • 6N'Goyi
  • 8Sharp
  • 11White
  • 26Montenegro
  • 30Cairns
  • 33Sloth
  • 40Phillips
Referee:
Robert Madley
Attendance:
28,227

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff WedAway TeamLeeds
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home2
Away5
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Sheffield Wednesday 1, Leeds United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Sheffield Wednesday 1, Leeds United 2.

Attempt blocked. Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Josè Semedo.

Will Keane (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Rodolph Austin (Leeds United).

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Stevie May.

Foul by Stevie May (Sheffield Wednesday).

Sol Bamba (Leeds United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Rodolph Austin (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Offside, Sheffield Wednesday. Lewis Buxton tries a through ball, but Stevie May is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Sergiu Bus replaces Jeremy Helan.

Jeremy Helan (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Billy Sharp (Leeds United).

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Marnick Vermijl.

Attempt blocked. Charlie Taylor (Leeds United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Steve Morison with a cross.

Tom Lees (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Charlie Taylor (Leeds United).

Attempt missed. Sol Bamba (Leeds United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Leeds United. Conceded by Lewis Buxton.

Goal!

Goal! Sheffield Wednesday 1, Leeds United 2. Steve Morison (Leeds United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Steve Morison (Leeds United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Sam Byram.

Substitution

Substitution, Leeds United. Billy Sharp replaces Alex Mowatt.

Attempt missed. Stevie May (Sheffield Wednesday) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Chris Maguire with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Scott Wootton.

Booking

Luke Murphy (Leeds United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Will Keane (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Murphy (Leeds United).

Chris Maguire (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Murphy (Leeds United).

Offside, Leeds United. Charlie Taylor tries a through ball, but Alex Mowatt is caught offside.

Stevie May (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Charlie Taylor (Leeds United).

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Stevie May replaces Jacques Maghoma.

Substitution

Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Will Keane replaces Lloyd Isgrove.

Attempt missed. Caolan Lavery (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Marnick Vermijl.

Booking

Josè Semedo (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Rodolph Austin (Leeds United) because of an injury.

Josè Semedo (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Mowatt (Leeds United).

goal

As It Stood

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1Watford452771190494188
2Bournemouth442412892454784
3Middlesbrough452591168373184
4Norwich4524111084463883
5Ipswich4522121170511978
6Derby4521141085533277
7Brentford452291475591675
8Wolves4521121266541275
9Blackburn451616136357664
10Charlton451418135457-360
11Birmingham451515155364-1160
12Nottm Forest451514167067359
13Cardiff451514165560-559
14Sheff Wed451417144248-659
15Leeds451510205061-1155
16Huddersfield451315175875-1754
17Fulham451410216079-1952
18Bolton441312195463-951
19Reading441211214467-2347
20Brighton451016194454-1046
21Rotherham441015194466-2242
22Millwall45914224072-3241
23Wigan45912243961-2239
24Blackpool45413283691-5525
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