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Leicester   2 - 2   Sheff Utd

Highlights - Leicester 2-2 Sheffield United

Leicester 2-2 Sheffield United

Mark Yeates scored twice for struggling Sheffield United but ended the night disappointed as he gifted Leicester a late penalty to earn the Foxes a draw.

Paul Gallagher's free-kick gave City an early lead after Kyle Bartley was fouled on the edge of the area.

A counter-attack by Yeates and Andy Reid stretched the home defence with Yeates finding the net, and his second was a fine free-kick before half-time.

Late on he was penalised for handball and Steve Howard netted from the spot.

Martyn Waghorn had already gone close for Leicester before he was fouled for the early free-kick which put Sven-Goran Eriksson's side in front.

Bartley brought him down on the edge of the box and Gallagher curled the resulting free-kick into the top-left corner of Steve Simonsen's net.

Foxes skipper Andy King had a chance to make it 2-0 but Kyle Naughton's over-hit pass allowed keeper Simonsen to gather the ball at the midfielder's feet.

On 28 minutes United finally threatened as Yeates curled a weak shot into the arms of Leicester keeper Chris Weale, but it was not long before the Blades got on the scoresheet.

Reid and Yeates had a two-on-one break and Reid took the ball into the area before squaring for a tap-in finish for Yeates.

His second goal, four minutes before the break, was a more spectacular effort, as he fired home a fine free-kick after being fouled by Curtis Davies.

Finding themselves behind at half-time, Leicester brought on strikers Howard and Lloyd Dyer in place of Waghorn and Darius Vassell, but this did not make much difference.

Goalkeeper Simonsen was rarely tested, but in injury-time Leicester's persistence was rewarded as Yeates was deemed to have handled the ball, and Howard put his penalty into the bottom-left corner to earn his side a point.

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Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Npower Championship

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Leicester 2-2 Sheff Utd FT
(HT 1-2)
  • Gallagher 8
  • Howard (pen) 90+2
  • Yeates 29
  • Yeates 41

Leicester

  • 01 Weale
  • 16 Naughton
  • 24 Davies
  • 25 Hobbs
  • 10 King
  • 19 Wellens
  • 22 Abe (Fryatt 74)
  • 32 Cunningham
  • 07 Gallagher
  • 14 Waghorn (Howard 55)
  • 37 Vassell (Dyer 55)

Substitutes

  • 13 Logan,
  • 04 Morrison,
  • 15 Berner,
  • 11 Dyer,
  • 23 Moussa,
  • 09 Howard,
  • 12 Fryatt

Sheff Utd

  • 01 Simonsen
  • 02 Jordan yellow card
  • 03 Nosworthy
  • 23 Bartley
  • 34 Lowton
  • 04 Montgomery
  • 08 Britton
  • 11 Yeates
  • 24 Reid yellow card (Ertl 79)
  • 28 Quinn
  • 17 Cresswell (Bogdanovic 86 yellow card)

Substitutes

  • 29 Wright,
  • 06 Ertl,
  • 12 Calve,
  • 16 Taylor,
  • 22 Kozluk,
  • 09 Evans,
  • 10 Bogdanovic
Ref: Phil GibbsAtt: 20,445
LEICESTER
SHEFF UTD

Possession

  • Leicester 54%
  • Sheff Utd 46%

Attempts on target

  • Leicester 6
  • Sheff Utd 4

Attempts off target

  • Leicester 5
  • Sheff Utd 0

Corners

  • Leicester 9
  • Sheff Utd 2

Fouls

  • Leicester 8
  • Sheff Utd 13
  • Final Result
  • Full Time
  • 90:00+4:28 The final whistle goes and the game is over.
  • 90:00+3:31 Kyle Naughton sends in a cross.
  • 90:00+1:32 GOAL - Steve HowardLeicester 2 - 2 Sheff Utd Power penalty scored by Steve Howard. Leicester 2-2 Sheff Utd.
  • 90:00+0:55 Booking Daniel Bogdanovic receives a yellow card.
  • 90:00+0:27 The referee penalises Mark Yeates for handball.
  • 88:25 Lloyd Dyer sends in a cross, Steve Howard takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.
  • 84:08 Substitution Daniel Bogdanovic comes on in place of Richard Cresswell.
  • 84:08 Steve Howard fouled by Nyron Nosworthy, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Gallagher fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
  • 82:55 Foul by Nick Montgomery on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Jack Hobbs takes the direct free kick.
  • 81:06 Effort from 20 yards by Steve Howard. Save made by Steve Simonsen.
  • 78:29 Substitution Johnny Ertl is brought on as a substitute for Andy Reid.
  • 75:11 Direct free kick taken by Kyle Naughton.
  • 75:11 Booking Andy Reid is booked.
  • 75:03 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Leon Britton.
  • 73:15 Substitution (Leicester) makes a substitution, with Matt Fryatt coming on for Yuki Abe.
  • 73:15 Paul Gallagher produces a cross, Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Andy King goes wide of the right-hand upright.
  • 71:59 Inswinging corner taken by Andy Reid from the right by-line.
  • 70:44 Drilled left-footed shot by Yuki Abe. Save by Steve Simonsen.
  • 69:13 Leon Britton challenges Lloyd Dyer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lloyd Dyer takes the free kick.
  • 68:35 Corner taken right-footed by Mark Yeates, clearance by Greg Cunningham.
  • 66:11 Foul by Nyron Nosworthy on Richie Wellens, free kick awarded. Paul Gallagher fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Steve Simonsen. Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, Nick Montgomery fouled by Yuki Abe, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.
  • 64:13 Kyle Naughton takes the free kick.
  • 64:13 Booking The referee cautions Stephen Jordan for unsporting behaviour.
  • 64:05 Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Jordan on Yuki Abe.
  • 58:35 Paul Gallagher decides to take a short corner, save by Steve Simonsen.
  • 57:15 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher, save by Steve Simonsen. Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, clearance made by Leon Britton.
  • 56:08 Unfair challenge on Richie Wellens by Stephen Jordan results in a free kick. Chris Weale takes the direct free kick.
  • 54:41 Substitution (Leicester) makes a substitution, with Lloyd Dyer coming on for Darius Vassell.
  • 54:41 Substitution Steve Howard replaces Martyn Waghorn.
  • 50:41 Andy Reid is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Curtis Davies.
  • 46:48 The assistant referee signals for offside against Andy Reid. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.
  • 46:02 Unfair challenge on Kyle Bartley by Greg Cunningham results in a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.
  • 45:01 The match restarts for the second half.
  • Half Time
  • 45:00+3:21 The match has reached half-time.
  • 45:00+2:05 Richard Cresswell handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Greg Cunningham takes the indirect free kick.
  • 45:00+1:07 Greg Cunningham fouled by Mark Yeates, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Gallagher, save by Steve Simonsen.
  • 40:02 GOAL - Mark YeatesLeicester 1 - 2 Sheff Utd Mark Yeates hits the back of the net with a goal direct from the free kick from outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-2 Sheff Utd.
  • 38:58 Mark Yeates fouled by Curtis Davies, the ref awards a free kick.
  • 37:21 Andy Reid fouled by Richie Wellens, the ref awards a free kick. Andy Reid fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Kyle Naughton gets a block in.
  • 33:44 Unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton by Andy King results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Andy Reid, clearance by Andy King.
  • 30:51 Corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Simonsen by Darius Vassell. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.
  • 28:46 Assist on the goal came from Andy Reid.
  • 28:46 GOAL - Mark YeatesLeicester 1 - 1 Sheff Utd Mark Yeates finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leicester 1-1 Sheff Utd.
  • 27:50 Shot by Mark Yeates. Save by Chris Weale.
  • 26:58 Yuki Abe takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.
  • 26:14 The ball is swung over by Richie Wellens, Header by Paul Gallagher from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
  • 22:56 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yuki Abe by Nick Montgomery. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Martyn Waghorn from right wing, Nyron Nosworthy makes a clearance. Corner from left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher.
  • 20:01 The assistant referee signals for offside against Richard Cresswell. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Weale.
  • 19:43 Stephen Quinn fouled by Kyle Naughton, the ref awards a free kick. Stephen Jordan restarts play with the free kick.
  • 16:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yuki Abe by Richard Cresswell. Curtis Davies takes the free kick.
  • 15:12 Nick Montgomery handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Richie Wellens restarts play with the free kick.
  • 13:14 The assistant referee signals for offside against Yuki Abe. Steve Simonsen restarts play with the free kick.
  • 12:26 Richie Wellens challenges Stephen Quinn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Leon Britton.
  • 7:44 GOAL - Paul GallagherLeicester 1 - 0 Sheff Utd Paul Gallagher grabs a goal direct from the free kick from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Leicester 1-0 Sheff Utd.
  • 6:52 Kyle Bartley concedes a free kick for a foul on Martyn Waghorn.
  • 5:26 Paul Gallagher sends in a cross, clearance by Nyron Nosworthy. Inswinging corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line, clearance made by Leon Britton.
  • 3:23 Greg Cunningham fouled by Mark Yeates, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Weale.
  • 0:42 Stephen Jordan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martyn Waghorn. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Martyn Waghorn. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Martyn Waghorn from the left by-line, Nick Montgomery manages to make a clearance. Martyn Waghorn takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Martyn Waghorn.
  • 0:00 The game kicks-off.

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10 Nov 2010 23:59 UK


Npower Championship table snapshot

As it stood on 10 Nov 2010 23:59 UK

Position Team P GD PTS
1 QPR 16 23 34
2 Cardiff 16 15 33
3 Swansea 16 8 29
4 Derby 16 12 27
5 Norwich 16 2 25
6 Coventry 16 3 24
7 Ipswich 16 1 24
8 Leeds 16 -2 24
9 Burnley 16 6 23
10 Reading 16 6 23
11 Nott'm Forest 16 3 23
12 Doncaster 16 1 23
13 Watford 16 3 22
14 Portsmouth 16 0 22
15 Millwall 16 0 20
16 Scunthorpe 16 -4 20
17 Leicester 16 -8 19
18 Barnsley 16 -8 19
19 Middlesbrough 16 -8 17
20 Bristol City 16 -9 17
21 Sheff Utd 16 -10 16
22 Hull 16 -9 15
23 Preston 16 -11 14
24 Crystal Palace 16 -14 14



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