Saturday, 27 October 2007

Lions late come back not enough to catch rampant Leeds United

Any thoughts that the expected departure of Gus Poyet to Spurs would have a negative effect on Leeds United were dispelled when David Prutton fired in from outside the box on 37 minutes. The Lions had a goal disallowed after three minutes and had looked the better side early on.

Three more United goals early in the second half had the largest home crowd of the season (30,319) in raptures. Jermaine Beckford got his first goal in October on 53 minutes, then a brace from Jonathan Douglas (57 and 60 minutes) seemed to put the game out of Millwall's reach.

But Millwall got a grip on the game with goals from Will Hoskins 65 minutes and Ahmet Berkovic 76 minutes. It made for a very nervous last 15 minutes. Leeds never make it easy for themselves but ended winners again in what was the most exciting game of the season so far.

It was also United's second four goal tally of the season and the first League game when they have conceded two goals. 11 wins and 2 draws stretches the unbeaten run to a magnificent 13 games.

Leeds United 4 Millwall 2

4 comments:

Silverback said...

Haven't commented for a while but have been reading.

Great to get a report like this now as I'm in the US for winter and can only 'watch' games online in text form so thanks again.

I need someone on Skype who could put their mic up against the radio !!

Ian

Chris & Glynis Abbott said...

Ian, you can subscribe to LUTV via http://www.leedsunited.com, watch match highlights or listen to live games through Yorkshire Radio on your PC. It costs £30 per year.

Joe Taylor said...

I thought Rotherham were the Millers?

Aren't Millwall usually known as the Lions?

Chris & Glynis Abbott said...

Well spotted Joe. Have corrected it.