Leeds United got their Championship season back on track with a 4-3 against newly promoted Ipswich Town who had started the season very well.
Three goals in a 10 minute spell saw Leeds United come from 1-0 down with a Rodon own goal, to be 3-1 up at Portman Road on Saturday. Rutter, Gnonto and Piroe scored as Daniel Farke’s men dispelled early season unrest to secure Leeds United’s first 3 points of the season.
Sinisterra added an all important 4th goal in the 2nd half and even though an injury time goal from Chaplin saw Leeds having to hold their nerve for a short period it was the away side who came out on top.
Prior to that Leeds United drew 1-1 at home to West Brom and after coming from a goal down were very unlucky not to win as they had plenty of chances in the 2nd half to win the game.
The opening game for Leeds didn’t go to plan as Birmingham snatched a late winner which saw them give Leeds a nightmare start.
Naturally Leeds number one priority is to secure promotion back to the Premier League, however their exciting brand of attacking football can once again be on shown as they head to Salford City in the 2nd round of the Carabao Cup.
For the League two side, their opening 4 games of the season hasn’t gone exactly as they would have planned.
After an opening draw at home to Crawley, who were many peoples tip for relegation, they lost 2-0 away at Grimsby, which was followed by a 4-3 away win at Tranmere. Goals from Smith and a Callum Hendry hat-trick game Salford City their first League win of the season.
On Saturday Salford City lost 2-1 at home to Accrington and although having 65% of possession, they couldn’t muster many shots on target as only two of them troubled the keeper of which one found the back of the net.
As Leeds head into Salford, they will be looking for a response in front of the Sky cameras.
|Salford City to win||100/30 Betfair|
|Leeds United to win||7/10 Coral|
|Leeds United to win and both teams to score||23/10 Bet365|
Leeds United will be thrilled they got their season up and running with a big win over impressive Ipswich on Saturday. This will give them massive confidence as they look to move up the championship table.
Midweek sees Leeds United head to Salford City of League two in the Carabao Cup 2nd round and with two Leagues between them, Leeds United will fancy their chances of securing passage through to the next round and hope for a juicy Premier League home side.
Salford City have struggled at the start of the season and conceding goals has been a problem.
Therefore our punters.pub bet of the day for this match is Leeds United to win and both teams to score at 23/10 with Bet 365.