LEEDS. Leeds United defeats Burnley 3-1.
LEEDS. Leeds United conquers Burnley 3-1.
The match was played at the Elland Road stadium in Leeds on Sunday and it started at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who had the assistance of Simon Beck and Adrian Holmes. The 4th official was Michael Salisbury. The weather was rainy. The temperature was cold around 8.7 degrees Celsius or 47.73 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 80%.
Leeds United was in firm control of the ball 55% while Burnley was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Leeds United was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Leeds United won the match.
Leeds United shot 23 times, 6 on target, 17 off target. On the opposite side, Burnley shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (T. Roberts and D. Llorente). On the other side, Burnley received 1 yellow card (J. Tarkowski).
After playing this match, Leeds United will have 16 points to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, Burnley will stay with 11 points like Newcastle United to stay in the 18th place.
T. RobertsFouled by Tyler Roberts - Leeds United Tyler Roberts - Leeds United - receive yellow card for a foul. Matthew Lowton - Burnley - won a free kick in defence.
J. TarkowskiJames Tarkowski - Burnley - receive yellow card for a foul.
J. HarrisonGoal! Leeds United 1, Burnley 0. Jack Harrison - Leeds United - shot with right foot from a diffucult position on the left to the left corner. New attacking attempt. Jack Harrison - Leeds United - shot with left foot from a diffucult position on the left is saved in the left corner.
D. LlorenteMaxwel Cornet - Burnley - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Diego Llorente - Leeds United Diego Llorente - Leeds United - receive yellow card for a foul.
M. CornetGoal! Leeds United 1, Burnley 1. Maxwel Cornet - Burnley - from a free kick with a shot with left foot to the left corner.
S. DallasGoal! Leeds United 2, Burnley 1. Stuart Dallas - Leeds United - shot with left foot from outside the box to the left corner. Assist - Mateusz Klich after corner. Corner - Leeds United. Conceded by James Tarkowski.
D. JamesMateusz Klich - Leeds United - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Matej Vydra - Burnley Shot blocked. Joe Gelhardt - Leeds United - shot with left foot from outside the box is blocked. Assist - Daniel James with a head. Goal! Leeds United 3, Burnley 1. Daniel James - Leeds United - shot with the head from the centre of the box to the right corner. Assist - Joe Gelhardt with a cross. Second Half ended - Leeds United 3, Burnley 1. Maxwel Cornet - Burnley - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Joe Gelhardt - Leeds United Luke Ayling - Leeds United - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Maxwel Cornet - Burnley Missed chance. Maxwel Cornet - Burnley - shot with right foot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assist - Matthew Lowton.
Burnley will host Leicester City on the 15th of January with a 12-8 head to head stats in favor of Leicester City (7 draws).
Leeds United: Formation and Lineups
Leeds United started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Marcelo Alberto Bielsa Caldera chose to play with the following team: Illan Meslier , Luke Ayling , Robin Koch , Diego Llorente , Stuart Dallas , Mateusz Klich , Adam Forshaw , Junior Firpo , Raphinha , Tyler Roberts and Jack Harrison .
Leeds United could not rely on the presence of J. Gelhardt (injured).
Leeds United made 2 changes: T. Roberts for J. Gelhardt (60′) and J. Harrison for D. James (62′).
Top player: Stuart Dallas
The player who no doubt impressed Leeds United the most was Stuart Dallas.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 35 passes (54% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 2 crosses.
Burnley: Formation and Lineups
Burnley started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
On the other side, Sean Dyche played with: Wayne Hennessey , Matthew Lowton , James Tarkowski , Ben Mee , Charlie Taylor , Dwight McNeil , Ashley Westwood , Jack Cork , Jóhann Guðmundsson , Aaron Lennon and Chris Wood .
Burnley made 3 changes: J. Gudmundsson for M. Cornet (46′), A. Lennon for J. Rodriguez (80′) and C. Wood for M. Vydra (84′).
Top player: Charlie Taylor
Probably the most impressive player in Burnley was Charlie Taylor.
His rating iswith 22 passes (54% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 14. He performed 3 crosses.
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