Live Commentary: Leeds United 1-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers - as it happened

Relive Wolves coming from behind to beat Leeds 2-1 at Elland Road in the Championship, courtesy of Sports Mole's live minute-by-minute updates.

Our feature 3pm kickoff on gameweek 14 in the Championship saw Leeds United take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road.

Leeds went into the game without a win in five games since Darko Miilanic was appointed and you can now make that six after Wolves came from behind to win 2-1.

Read how it all unfolded with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.

2.31pmAfternoon folks! Our feature 3pm kickoff in the Championship this week takes place at Elland Road as Leeds United take on Wolverhampton Wanderers. Team news on the way...

2.33pmLEEDS XI: Silvestri; Berardi, Bellusci, Pearce, Warnock; Bianchi, Cook, Mowatt; Adryan; Antenucci, Morison
Subs: S Taylor, Byram, Cooper, Murphy, Tonge, Sloth, Montenegro

2.34pmWOLVES XI: Ikeme; Doherty, Batth, Ebanks-Landell, Rowe; McDonald, Evans, Henry, Edwards, Jacobs; Dicko
Subs: Flatt, Golbourne, Stearman, Saville, Clarke, Sagbo, Van La Parra

2.35pmHere's a neat graphic from Wolves on Instagram of their starting lineup:

Tunnel walk at Elland Road. #LUFCvWWFC

A video posted by Official Wolves (@officialwolves) on

2.54pmWolves are unbeaten in their last five away games, drawing four of those games. Their only defeat on the road this season was at Rotherham United in August and that was a game they definitely did not deserve to lose.


2.58pmLeeds have won just one of their last five games against Wolves, but have also lost just once in all competitions at Elland Road. The stats certainly point in all sorts of directions so this is a really tough one to call!

0 minKICKOFF! Wolves get us underway in the heart of Yorkshire.

2 minIt's been a bright start by Leeds in the opening exchanges here. They've seen more of the ball but have been struggling to create anything in the final third.

3.05pmThe first goal of the afternoon in the Championship arrives at St Andrew's as Birmingham, without manager Lee Clark after his sacking, go behind to Bournemouth.

7 minHenry has seen plenty of the ball down the Wolves right-hand side in the early stages and his latest cross is too close to Silvestri in the Leeds goal.

8 minWolves are now on top and they threaten when Edwards heads a corner over after Dicko did well down the left to win a corner.

11 minTen minutes in and there's been little of note in the early stages. Leeds started brightly, but it's been all Wolves in the last five minutes or so.

13 minAntenucci wins Leeds's first corner of the day off Doherty, who then heads the resulting set piece away from danger.

14 minCLOSE! Leeds with the first real chance of the game as Morison's shot is parried into the path of Mowatt, who can only find the side-netting with his follow-up.

16 minWolves respond as Doherty charges down the right. He crosses low into the middle where Bellusci half-clears the ball before Evans's shot is deflected up and into the arms of Silvestri.


18 minIt's a pinpoint finish from Antenucci as he collects Morison's pass on the edge of the area before firing across goal and into the far corner. Credit to Mowatt for a lovely ball over the top that released Morison in the first place.

20 minWolves boss Jackett will no doubt watch the goal back and feel that it was a soft one to concede. However, Ebanks-Landell had squared up the Italian well and was quite unlucky that his shot went through his legs.

24 minCHANCE! This would have been a brilliant goal by Leeds if Mowatt had connected well. Antenucci brought down a high ball expertly and then reversed it into the path of Morison. His low cross was straight into the path of Mowatt, who had to shoot with his weaker right foot and couldn't get it right.

26 minWolves work a good opening as Rowe crosses into Edwards, who can only divert the ball wide of the target with his thigh.

28 minThere's a brief stoppage in play as Dicko stays down on the turf after a heavy blow from Pearce. He should be OK to continue.

30 minWolves have actually had much more of the ball - 66% - but they're managed just one shot on target to Leeds's three.

31 minCLOSE! Bianchi flicks a header about a yard wide of the far post after getting up well to beat Doherty to a cross from the right.

33 minMorison has looked lively on his first Leeds start for over a year and he almost creates a chance for himself by muscling out Ebanks-Landell before the Wolves man got back to put him off enough.

36 minCook barges over Evans unnecessarily to concede a free kick that Henry curls into a dangerous area. Leeds defend it well.

37 minSHOT! Jacobs with a snap-shot from outside the box that's easy enough for Silvestri to clutch to his chest.

39 minAntenucci with a weak effort from the left of the area after Bellusci had made a well-timed interception and ventured forward from defence.

3.41pmBirmingham are now 3-0 down at home to Bournemouth and have had a man sent off. Whoever replaces Clark at the Blues' helm is going to have a tough job on their hands.

42 minWith just a few minutes of the opening half remaining, Milanic will no doubt be delighted with how his side have played so far. However, they've had chances to score more than one and might live to regret not taking them.

44 minSHOT! Adryan concedes a needless foul about 30 yards out and Jacobs fancies it from the free kick. He curls it up and over the wall and although Silvestri looks worried, that was never going to come down enough.

45+1 minTwo minutes added on in the first half at Elland Road.

45+2 minSAVE! Henry cuts inside from the left and lets fly with a low shot that might have crept inside the near post. Silvestri is down to keep it out and then does really well to save a corner as well.


3.50pmIt's Leeds who lead at the break then thanks to Antenucci's accurate strike from just inside the area.

3.52pmIf you're only just joining us here and want a brief rundown of the first half's key events, click here for our half-time report.

3.54pmIf things stayed as they are in this game and the other nine that kicked off at 3pm then this is how the table would look after gameweek 14. Leeds up one place to 14th, Wolves dropping down four places to eighth.


Birmingham 0-3 Bournemouth
Bolton 0-0 Brentford
Brighton 1-0 Rotherham
Derby 1-0 Wigan
Ipswich 1-0 Huddersfield
Boro 0-0 Watford
Forest 1-0 Blackburn
Reading 1-0 Blackpool
Sheff Weds 0-0 Norwich

3.59pmAs you can see, the game at St Andrew's is the only one with more than a goal. Bit of a low-scoring day so fair in the second tier. Plenty of time for that to change!

4.02pmWolves are readying a change at the break - Leon Clarke is about to come on.

4.03pmWOLVES SUB: The frontman replaces Edwards and that will see the visitors line up with two strikers in the second half.

46 minKICKOFF! We're back underway at Elland Road in some lovely autumn sunshine.

47 minAntenucci does well to win a free kick for the hosts that Bellusci lines up to shoot but then messes up when trying to dink in an unexpected cross.

51 minLeeds do ever so well to break out after some Wolves pressure as first Bellusci bundles through a couple of challenges before Morison surges down the right. He swings over a cross into the middle, but Antenucci had peeled away tot he back post and Ikeme claims easily.

52 minThe atmosphere at Elland Road has been great for most of the game and the attendance number has just come through. A good turnout from both sets of supporters - 27,883 (2,074 from Wolves).

54 minLooking at the latest match stats, they show that it has been a pretty even game. Wolves have had more of the ball (62%), but both sides have had eight shots and got three of those on target.

56 minOh, if El Clasico is your kind of thing then open this link in a new tab for our in-depth buildup and live text coverage.

59 minSAVE! Silvestri makes a full-stretch save to deny Dicko. His header might have been curling wide, but it was certainly close and Silvestri did the right thing by pushing it away.

63 minHenry handballs at the back post when in a promising position to bring the ball under control and either get a shot away or cross for a teammate.

64 minSUBS: A change from both managers as Luke Murphy replaces Mowatt for Leeds before Van La Parra takes the place of Jacobs for the visitors.

65 minJacobs will have wanted to impress on just his second league start of the season but he didn't do anywhere near enough to warrant starting the next game.


66 minOut of nowhere, Wolves equalise and it's certainly a fortuitous goal for the Black Country side. Doherty's cross into the middle came off Bellusci and broke perfectly for Henry who lashed over Silvestri into the roof of the net.

70 minWolves are in the ascendency and Van La Parra tries to set up a goal to put the visitors in front but can only cross straight at Silvestri at the near post.

70 minSHOT! Evans lets fly from distance but can't get his effort on target after being teed up by Dicko.

71 minWith a draw, Wolves would move back into the top six while Leeds are set to drop a place to 16th.

73 minHenry continues to be a threat for Wolves, first having his shot from distance saved by Silvestri before his cross that looked destined for the head of Dicko is flicked out for a corner.

74 minWHAT A MISS! My word, this is some miss by Van La Parra, who arrives at the back post but somehow can't find the target from a couple of yards with no-one in front of him.

75 minLEEDS SUB: Adryan has struggled to have an impact today and is removed by Milanic for young Dane Casper Sloth.

76 minBOOKING! The first yellow card of the game is shown to Evans after he went in studs-up in a 50-50 tackle in the middle.

78 minAround 15 minutes to go, with stoppage time, then. It's finely poised at the moment, but you'd have to say that Wolves look more likely to win it at the moment.

79 minCHANCE! Silvestri makes another save and it's a fairly easy one after Clarke weakly shot at goal from the edge of the area from Dicko's neat layoff.

80 minDicko cuts inside from the left on a mazy run and opens up a shooting opportunity before slicing his shot miles wide.

81 minEnd-to-end stuff now as Leeds come forward. Warnock's cross is a dangerous one but well defended by Wolves before Morison drags his shot wide from the other side of the box. We're in for a grandstand finish here!

83 minA reminder that both teams still have one substitution left to make and surely both managers will make it soon.


85 minWolves have turned it around at Elland Road! It's a really well-worked goal by the visitors as Van La Parra slides an eye-of-the-needle pass into Doherty, who squares for Clarke to tap home from five yards.

87 minLeeds win a corner and the fans get right behind them. Substitutions will now be made by both managers.

87 minWOLVES SUB: Dicko off, Richard Stearman on. From the corner, Bellusci's shot is blocked.

88 minLEEDS SUB: Bianchi is replaced by Bryan Montenegro, who makes his Leeds debut after impressing in the Under-21s.

4.48pmBournemouth have just gone 8-0 in front at Birmingham. Goodness gracious me. Whatever Southampton can do...

90+1 minFOUR minutes of time added on at Elland Road. Can Leeds salvage something from this game?

90+2 minClarke should take the ball into the corner to whittle away the clock, but he shoots poorly at Silvestri to gift Leeds possession.

90+3 minLeeds want a penalty and referee Webb blows his whistle for......offside.


4.54pmTwo wins in a row for Wolves as they come from behind to beat ailing Leeds at Elland Road and go LEVEL ON POINTS with Derby and Watford at the top of the table.

4.56pmThat shows just how tight it is towards the top of the Championship as Wolves were in danger of dropping down to eighth place if they'd lost today.

4.58pmLeeds plunge down to 18th in the table and that's now six games without a win under new manager Milanic. They're five points above the drop zone and in desperate, desperate need of three points soon.

5pmToday's defeat will be particularly disheartening as they had some bright spells and were in the lead for almost 50 minutes before Wolves' two goals in the final quarter of the game.


5.06pmAnyhoo, time to bring this commentary to a close. Do have a click around on site for more reports and reaction from today's games or HEAD THIS WAY FOR EL CLASICO. Barca already one up!

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