Premier League: Leeds United beats AFC Bournemouth 4-3

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LEEDS. Leeds United had a close win over AFC Bournemouth.

LEEDS. Leeds United had a close win over AFC Bournemouth. Leeds United was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Elland Road stadium in Leeds on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Tony Harrington who had the assistance of Edward Smart and Richard West. The 4th official was Michael Salisbury. The weather was drizzle. The temperature was cold around 11.7 degrees Celsius or 52.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

Leeds United was in firm control of the ball 61% while AFC Bournemouth was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Leeds United was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 4 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Leeds United won the contest.

Leeds United shot 16 times, 4 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth shot 5 times, 4 on target, 1 off target.


Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (R. Kristensen and J. Gelhardt). On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth received 2 yellow cards (J. Lerma and C. Mepham).

After playing this match, Leeds United will have 12 points like Aston Villa and Southampton to stay in the 15th place. On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth will stay with 13 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 2'

    Rodrigo (Penalty)

  • 8'

    M. Tavernier

  • 19'

    P. Billing

  • 45'

    J. Lerma

  • 46'

    W. Gnonto

    J. Harrison

  • 48'

    D. Solanke

    M. Tavernier

  • 52'

    C. Mepham

  • 54'

    S. Greenwood

    M. Roca

  • 60'

    S. Greenwood

  • 61'

    R. Kristensen

  • 68'

    L. Cooper

  • 73'

    J. Stacey

    R. Fredericks

  • 81'

    J. Gelhardt


  • 84'

    C. Summerville

    W. Gnonto

  • 86'

    L. Ayling

    B. Aaronson

  • 88'

    J. Rothwell

    M. Senesi

  • 88'

    J. Stanislas

    P. Billing

  • 90'

    J. Gelhardt

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Leeds United will play away against Tottenham Hotspur on the 12th of November with a 4-2 head to head stats in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (1 draw).

AFC Bournemouth will host Everton on the 12th of November with a 5-4 head to head statistic in favor of Everton (2 draws).

Leeds United: Formation and Lineups

Leeds United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Jesse Marsch chose to play with the following team: Illan Meslier (6.2), Rasmus Kristensen (6.5), Robin Koch (6.4), Liam Cooper (7.2), Pascal Struijk (7.6), Tyler Adams (7.0), Marc Roca (6.6), Jack Harrison (7.0), Brenden Aaronson (5.9), Crysencio Summerville (6.9) and Rodrigo (7.2).


Leeds United made 4 changes: J. Harrison for W. Gnonto (46′), M. Roca for S. Greenwood (54′), Rodrigo for J. Gelhardt (81′) and B. Aaronson for L. Ayling (86′).

Top player: Sam Greenwood

The player who no doubt impressed Leeds United the most was Sam Greenwood.

His rating is (8.5) with 1 goal, 11 passes (90% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4. He performed 8 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 54′.

AFC Bournemouth: Formation and Lineups

AFC Bournemouth started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

On the other side, Gary O\’Neil played with: Mark Travers (5.4), Ryan Fredericks (6.0), Chris Mepham (6.1), Marcos Senesi (7.0), Adam Smith (6.6), Philip Billing (7.2), Lewis Cook (7.1), Jefferson Lerma (6.5), Marcus Tavernier (7.2), Kieffer Moore (6.4) and Dominic Solanke (7.3).


AFC Bournemouth made 3 changes: R. Fredericks for J. Stacey (73′), M. Senesi for J. Rothwell (88′) and P. Billing for J. Stanislas (88′).

Top player: Dominic Solanke

Probably the most impressive player in AFC Bournemouth was Dominic Solanke.

His rating is (7.3) with 1 goal, 14 passes (57% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 15.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League



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