Watford 1-1 Leeds

Robert Snodgrass
Snodgrass powered in his injury-time penalty to snatch a draw

Robert Snodgrass scored an injury-time penalty as Leeds salvaged a draw against Watford in the Championship.

It was cruel for the hosts as they had missed a penalty of their own, taken by Marvin Sordell, with just two minutes of normal time remaining.

Michael Kightly, on loan from Wolves, scored the opener after 28 minutes. Sordell then had his penalty chance after being fouled by Patrick Kisnorbo.

Snodgrass kept calm to equalise after Nyron Nosworthy fouled Mika Vayrynen.

Watford started the game much better than Leeds as Troy Deeney's acrobatic effort hit team-mate Sordell. They were rewarded when Kightly got the better of Kisnorbo and unleashed a superb, angled effort from the edge of the area.

Leeds struggled to find their rhythm in the first half, but Snodgrass was presented with a great chance to level the scores before half-time as his chipped effort went over.

And it took a brilliant piece of defending from Nosworthy to deny Luciano Becchio as he looked to get on the end of Paul Connolly's teasing cross.

Sordell spurned an opportunity to double Watford's lead on the hour mark, firing over the bar when one-on-one with keeper Alex McCarthy.

Leeds started looking more threatening late on but, just as the home side were beginning to focus on holding on to their lead, Kisnorbo's foul on Sordell in the area gave them a chance to add to it.

Sordell's kick was tipped onto the post by McCarthy before being smuggled away.

Leeds pressed late on and forced a penalty in the last attack of the game - in the fifth minute of injury-time - as Nosworthy brought down substitute Vayrynen. Snodgrass stepped up and powered it home to extend Leeds' unbeaten away run to four games.

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