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Leeds United v AFC Bournemouth Live Commentary, 05/11/2022

FT
4 - 3
LEE
BOU
Rodrigo (3 pen)
S. Greenwood (60)
L. Cooper (68)
C. Summerville (84)
M. Tavernier (7)
P. Billing (19)
D. Solanke (48)
Elland Road

Commentary

That's all for today, goodbye!
It's another huge win for Leeds, who move up to 12th in the table, now four points clear of the drop. They travel to Wolves in midweek for their EFL Cup tie. For the second week in a row, Bournemouth squander a two-goal cushion to lose a game, as they drop to 15th. They host Everton in their EFL Cup game on Tuesday.
For the second game in a row, Summerville scores a late winner, as Leeds came from behind to beat Bournemouth 4-3. The hosts took the lead three minutes in from the spot through Rodrigo, but Bournemouth quickly turned it around, going into half-time 2-1 up thanks to Tavernier and Billing. Just three minutes into the second half, Solanke gave them a two-goal cushion, but Leeds fought back. Greenwood came off the bench to curl in a brilliant second for Leeds before setting up Cooper for the equaliser from a corner. A quick break led to the winner, with Gnonto setting up Summerville, who coolly slotted home.
90' + 5' FULL-TIME: LEEDS UNITED 4-3 BOURNEMOUTH.
J. Gelhardt
Yellow Card
Leeds United
90' + 3' Gelhardt is trying to stop Bournemouth from taking a quick free-kick, and he's shown a yellow card.
90' + 2' Bournemouth are on the attack, and the home fans are greeting every interception and block with a loud cheer. Stacey tries to work something down the right again, but it's straight into Meslier's gloves, which gets the best reception yet.
90' Bournemouth aren't done as Rothwell sweeps it out to Stacey on the right. Leeds get players out to him this time though, and his cross is blocked for a corner, which comes to nothing.
J. Rothwell
M. Senesi
AFC Bournemouth
88' And Senesi is also making way, with Rothwell replacing him.
J. Stanislas
P. Billing
AFC Bournemouth
88' Bournemouth are making a late double change as they try to salvage a point. Billing is the first to go off, with Stanislas on for him.
L. Ayling
B. Aaronson
Leeds United
86' Final change for Leeds now, and it's a defensive one as they look to preserve the three points. Aaronson makes way, with Ayling on to replace him.
W. Gnonto
Assist
Leeds United
84' It's a brilliant run from Gnonto, and he drags two Bournemouth defenders with him as he moves to the left, which opens up the space for Summerville.
C. Summerville
Goal
Leeds United
84' SUMMERVILLE SCORES! What a turnaround by Leeds! It was Bournemouth that were caught out on the counter this time, with Gnonto starting the move from deep in his own half. He drives forward before threading it through to Summerville, who keeps his cool to fire his shot past Travers into the back of the net. 4-3 Leeds!
83' Moore tries to spin away from Adams down the right and wins a free-kick. Cook swings it onto the edge of the box, but it's a poor ball and Leeds clear their lines.
J. Gelhardt
Rodrigo
Leeds United
81' Leeds are making their third change before the corner can be taken. Rodrigo, who scored the opening goal, goes off for Gelhardt.
79' Bournemouth can't get out of their own half at the moment as Leeds push forward again. The hosts win another corner which Cooper cushions down and Koch spins before seeing his deflected shot sail over the bar.
77' BLOCK! Leeds are keeping the pressure on Bournemouth here, with Summerville making a great run down the left before laying it off to Aaronson. He cuts inside before trying to curl it into the far top corner, but Senesi makes the block.
75' Stacey is being given a lot of space down the right again and he lifts a good cross into the box this time. He's looking to pick out Tavernier's run to the far post, but Kristensen just glances it away in front of him.
73' CLOSE! Just seconds after coming onto the field, Stacey almost restores Bournemouth's lead! Billing lets it run out to the substitute on the right, and he has space to run into. He drills a low shot across goal, but it rolls just wide of the far post.
J. Stacey
R. Fredericks
AFC Bournemouth
73' Bournemouth are making their first change of the game. Fredericks, who went down injured a few moments ago, is now making way for Stacey.
72' Greenwood's corner is cleared this time, but Leeds keep the attack alive. Gnonto clips a cross into the middle from the right, and Rodrigo glances it on. He gets his angles wrong though, and he sends it bouncing wide.
70' The noise levels have suddenly risen around Elland Road, and the relief is clear on Marsch's face as well. Greenwood goes long for Kristensen, and he glances it on for Gnonto, who does well to win another corner.
S. Greenwood
Assist
Leeds United
68' It's a brilliant delivery from Greenwood on the corner to pick out Cooper in the crowd. What an impact he's had since coming on!
L. Cooper
Goal
Leeds United
68' COOPER EQUALISES! The corner is whipped into the box by Greenwood and he puts it into the far post. Cooper is tussling with Mepham, but he stoops to thump his header past Travers, who doesn't see it coming, and into the bottom corner. 3-3!
67' Aaronson stops Senesi from clearing his lines, and the loose ball falls to Greenwood. He decides to test his luck from range again, though he's a lot further out this time, and the block takes it looping out for a corner.
65' Fredericks has stayed down after being caught by Adams and he's receiving treatment. He's quickly back to his feet though, and he'll be able to carry on.
63' MISS! Leeds have the wind back in their sails, and Summerville drives down the left before threading it through for Rodrigo. He times his run perfectly, and checks back in the box to lose Smith before lifting his shot high and wide of the top corner.
R. Kristensen
Yellow Card
Leeds United
61' Tavernier is away down the left again, and he loses Greenwood before Kristensen takes over. The right-back slides in, taking out Tavernier as well as Adams, and he's booked for it.
S. Greenwood
Goal
Leeds United
60' GREENWOOD PULLS ONE BACK! And what a goal it is! It's patient build-up from Leeds as they work it from right to left, and Summerville tees up Struijk, who sees a powerful shot blocked. The rebound rolls nicely to Greenwood on the edge of the box, and he curls his first-time shot into the far top corner. 3-2!
58' It's getting a bit frantic in midfield again as Leeds try to push forward. Both sides are guilty of some sloppy passes and Bournemouth eventually win a free-kick when Lerma is tripped.
56' Leeds' frustration is bubbling over and Rodrigo gets into an argument with Billing on the goal line before a corner. The referee calls them over to give them a warning, and nothing comes of the set-piece.
S. Greenwood
Marc Roca
Leeds United
54' Second change for Leeds now, and it's an attacking one. Roca is taken off and replaced by Greenwood.
C. Mepham
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
52' Mepham leads with his elbow in an aerial duel with Rodrigo, catching the Spaniard in the head, and he's shown a yellow card.
50' Leeds had made a bright start to the second half, and Marsch is left shaking his head on the touchline. The hosts are still pushing though as Struijk switches it to Gnonto on the right, but he's fouled by Smith.
M. Tavernier
Assist
AFC Bournemouth
48' Leeds just haven't been able to cope with Tavernier today, as he gets his second assist to go with his goal.
D. Solanke
Goal
AFC Bournemouth
48' SOLANKE SCORES! Leeds are caught on the counter again, and they're made to pay for it! Tavernier has space to run into down the left again, and he fizzes a low cross into the box. Solanke is off-balance, with Adams tight to his back, but he manages to flick the back heel over the line. 3-1 Bournemouth!
46' Leeds get us back underway for the second half!
W. Gnonto
J. Harrison
Leeds United
46' Leeds are making a change at the break. Gnonto comes on to make his home debut on his 19th birthday in place of Harrison.
The home fans booed Leeds off at the half-time whistle, and Marsch will know they have a big second half ahead of them. They only managed a couple of shots after their early goal, and they need to improve their attack. Bournemouth reacted well to their early setback and caused Leeds some real problems on the counter. O'Neil will be looking for more of the same.
Bournemouth come from behind to take a 2-1 lead over Leeds into the break. There were just 50 seconds on the clock when the referee pointed to the spot for Leeds after Summerville was tripped, and Rodrigo coolly slotted it home for the hosts. Just four minutes later, Bournemouth pegged them back though, with Tavernier hitting his half-volley into the bottom corner. Billing turned it around with a brilliant finish into the top corner, which gave the keeper no chance.
45' + 4' HALF-TIME: LEEDS UNITED 1-2 BOURNEMOUTH.
45' + 3' Leeds are still pushing to find an equaliser before the break, and they're working it well from left to right. Eventually, it comes to Aaronson in the middle, but his powerful shot is blocked by Cook.
J. Lerma
Yellow Card
AFC Bournemouth
45' + 1' Lerma makes no attempt to play the ball as he steps in to block Summerville's run, and he's shown the first yellow card of the game.
44' Summerville's route down the left is blocked, so he pulls it back to Koch, who floats it out to the right. Kristensen tries to cushion it down for Aaronson in the box, but Sensi is there for Bournemouth.
42' Leeds are struggling to keep hold of the ball in the final third at the moment. Harrison loses the ball, but Rodrigo manages to win it back before turning and passing it straight to the visitors.
40' Koch has stayed down while the short VAR check for a penalty went on, and the medical team are on to see to him now. After undergoing all the checks, he's okay to carry on.
38' There are big shouts from the Bournemouth fans and players for a penalty after Solanke goes down in the box under pressure from Kristensen. Meanwhile, the Leeds players are asking why play wasn't stopped after Moore caught Koch in the face with his elbow.
37' Leeds win a free-kick on the right, and Harrison curls a deep cross into the far post. Cooper has peeled away from his defender to get his head to it, but he thumps his header wide.
36' Tavernier is back on his feet after treatment and he's going to be able to carry on.
34' Tavernier has pulled up holding his hamstring after Bournemouth's latest attack, and the physio is on to give him some treatment.
32' Koch gifts the ball back to Bournemouth, who win a corner from their break. Tavernier swings it in from the right and Moore rises highest in the middle, but Meslier just gets there first to push it off his head.
30' Aaronson is sandwiched between two Bournemouth players, but he manages to get a yard on both of them to tease a cross into the far post. Harrison is making a late run onto it, but Mepham intercepts with a vital header.
28' CHANCE! The free-kick is swept out to Fredericks on the right, and he lifts his cross into the near post this time. Billing glances it onto Moore, who is unmarked as he brings it down on his chest, but then he scuffs his shot straight at Meslier.
26' GREAT SAVE! Leeds' latest corner comes to nothing, and Tavernier is surging forward on the counter. Summerville slides in but it deflects to Lerma. Meslier rushes out of his box and slides in with a perfectly-timed challenge to stop him from getting in on goal.
25' Struijk digs out a pass to get Aaronson in down the left and he clips an early cross into the box. Nobody's there for Leeds, but Mepham swipes at his clearance and sends it looping over the bar. Nothing comes of the corner.
23' Marsch is urging his side upfield as Rodrigo bursts forward down the right. He has no support up with him, and as he cuts inside, he's crowded off the ball by three Bournemouth players.
21' Leeds are still committing a lot of bodies forward and Harrison makes a good run down the left before pulling it back for Aaronson. He threads it through to Rodrigo, but he turns straight into Cook, losing the ball.
M. Tavernier
Assist
AFC Bournemouth
19' It was a good opportunity for Tavernier, but he stayed alert after his shot was saved, keeping the attack alive for Bournemouth and setting up Billing.
P. Billing
Goal
AFC Bournemouth
19' BILLING SCORES! And Bournemouth have turned this game around! It's a long ball over the top from Mepham that picks out Tavernier's run and his shot across goal is parried by Meslier. He keeps it alive though, pulling it back for Billing, who lifts a brilliant first-time effort into the top corner, giving the keeper no chance. 2-1 Bournemouth!
18' Again, Leeds work it quickly, if not a little clumsily, down their right. Rodrigo drops deep again before fizzing a throughball forward for Harrison, but he's asking too much of him and Bournemouth are able to clear this lines.
16' Rodrigo's third-minute penalty is Leeds' earliest Premier League goal at Elland Road since January 2001, when Robbie Keane scored in the second minute against Newcastle United.
14' Leeds are throwing their bodies on the line as Bournemouth attempt to take the lead. Solanke and Moore both see shots blocked before Billing scuffs a volley which allows Cooper to clear his lines.
12' OFF THE LINE! Tavernier swings the corner into the box and Senesi flicks it up at the near post. Billing glances a header on goal, and Meslier is beaten after initially coming off his line to collect, but Struijk is behind him to head it off the line.
11' Tavernier takes the free-kick short on the left, playing it down the line for Solanke. He darts in front of Harrison to reach it before clipping a cross towards the middle, but Meslier tips it wide.
9' It's a bit frantic in midfield, with both sides struggling to string passes together. Summerville nicks it off Cook and attempts to break down the right, but then sloppily gifts it straight to Billing.
M. Tavernier
Goal
AFC Bournemouth
7' TAVERNIER EQUALISES! It's a great response by Bournemouth! Billing spins away from Struijk on the right to open up space for the cross. Koch flicks it away in the middle, but only to the unmarked Tavernier, who hits the shot on the half-volley, and Meslier can't keep it out despite getting a hand to it. 1-1!
6' It's another good move from Leeds, with Rodrigo dropping deep to win the ball back. He touches it into Harrison, who drills a throughball forward for Aaronson. He lifts it over Senesi, but the touch is too heavy and Travers comes out to collect it.
5' Leeds are up for it today as they're on the attack again. Kristensen wins a corner when his cross is blocked and Harrison whips in the resulting set-piece, but it's cleared by Moore at the far post.
Rodrigo
Penalty Goal
Leeds United
3' RODRIGO SCORES! As cool as you like, the Spaniard slots it home! He takes a casual run up from the edge of the box and just hesitates before striking the ball as Travers leans to his left. Rodrigo then opens his foot to roll it to the keeper's right into the back of the net. 1-0 Leeds!
1' PENALTY TO LEEDS! With just 50 seconds on the clock, the referee points to the spot! Summerville brought down Billing's header before playing a one-two with Roca to get in behind. He's clumsily bundled over by Senesi in the box, and the referee has no doubts over the decision.
1' Moore gets the game underway for Bournemouth!
The teams are out on the pitch now, with kick-off just moments away!
Leeds have won all six of their home league games against Bournemouth, with this the first-ever top-flight meeting between the sides. It's their best 100 per cent winning record against an opponent in their league history.
O'Neil makes just the one change to the side that lost to Spurs last time out. Fredericks is brought in, which means a switch out to the left for Tavernier. Zemura drops to the bench.
Unsurprisingly, Marsch sticks with the same line-up that started against Liverpool last weekend. That means a third consecutive start for Rodrigo, who leads the line. Patrick Bamford suffers another injury setback as he misses out today with a knock.
BOURNEMOUTH SUBS: Jaidon Anthony, Junior Stanislas, Jordan Zemura, Ben Pearson, Jack Stacey, Cameron Plain, Jack Stephens, Joe Rothwell, Ryan Christie.
BOURNEMOUTH STARTING XI (3-5-1-1): Mark Travers; Adam Smith, Chris Mepham, Marcos Senesi; Ryan Fredericks, Lewis Cook, Jefferson Lerma, Philip Billing, Marcus Tavernier; Dominic Solanke; Kieffer Moore.
LEEDS UNITED SUBS: Kristoffer Klaesson, Sam Greenwood, Junior Firpo, Luke Ayling, Joe Gelhardt, Mateusz Klich, Wilfried Gnonto, Mateo Joseph, Diego Llorente.
LEEDS UNITED STARTING XI (4-2-3-1): Illan Meslier; Rasmus Kristensen, Robin Koch, Liam Cooper, Pascal Struijk; Tyler Adams, Marc Roca; Jack Harrison, Brenden Aaronson, Crysencio Summerville; Rodrigo Moreno.
Some of the pressure eased on Jesse Marsch last weekend as Leeds moved out of the relegation zone after a surprise last-gasp 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield. Before that, the Whites had gone eight without a win in the competition (W6 D2), losing the last four of those on the bounce. As for Bournemouth, they're winless in their last three outings, squandering a 2-0 lead against Tottenham last time out to lose 3-2 in stoppage time. Gary O'Neil was unbeaten in his time at the club before that, going unbeaten in his first six games in interim charge (W2 D4).
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