MX23RW : Saturday, October 20 13:36:30
Apr 25, 2015 at 12.30pm UK at ​Hillsborough
Sheff WedsSheffield Wednesday
1-2
LeedsLeeds United
Maguire (36' pen.)
Helan (14'), Semedo (60')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Taylor (57'), Morison (72')
Bamba (35'), Murphy (69')

Result: Leeds United come back to win Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday

Leeds end a run of five straight Championship defeats by coming from behind to win the Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.

Leeds United produced a second-half comeback to beat Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 this afternoon and end a run of five successive Championship defeats.

Charlie Taylor and Steve Morison scored after the break to overturn Chris Maguire's penalty as the Whites won their final away game of the season at Hillsborough.

Each side came close in the opening quarter of an hour as Caolan Lavery shot wide after cutting inside and Alex Mowatt narrowly missed the target with a free kick.

Wednesday survived a scare when Keiren Westwood suffered a nasty fall and had to undergo treatment. The goalkeeper went unworked for the remainder of the half, but his opposite number was soon picking the ball out of his net.

Sam Byram felled Southampton loanee Lloyd Isgrove inside the box on 35 minutes and Maguire scored from the penalty spot.

After notching his eighth of the season, the striker crossed for Tom Lees to direct a header at goal which was tipped over the crossbar as Leeds ensured that no more damage was done before half time.

They regrouped at the break and came out firing as Rodolph Austin shot wide from long range and Sol Bamba made a mess of meeting Mowatt's delivery at the back post.

Leeds were level on 57 minutes when Taylor scored his second of the season by smashing beyond Westwood after Luke Murphy's free kick had reached him inside the box.

Wednesday responded and passed up two half-chances as Maguire blazed high on the turn and Stevie May headed over from a corner.

However, they never truly wrestled the momentum back from United and the Whites completed their comeback on 72 minutes when Morison beat Westwood at the second attempt, after being released by Byram's pass.

It was Neil Redfearn's side who had the only opportunities to add to the scores in a final 15 minutes which they comfortably managed, but the Owls will have the last laugh as they will finish above their rivals in the Championship table.

Share this article now:
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Read Next:
Half-Time Report: Wednesday punish Byram mistake
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
Eredivisie
Belgian Pro League
Russian Premier League
Brasileiro
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Welsh Premier League
NIFL Premiership
Argentine Primera Division
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Chinese Super League
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Greek Superleague
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
Swiss Super League
Turkish Super Lig
Ukrainian Premier League
Australian A-League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Middlesbrough13742167925
2Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd128132113825
3West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom1273231171424
4Leeds UnitedLeeds1365223111223
5Blackburn RoversBlackburn135621616021
6Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest124711713419
7Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds135442020019
8Brentford124622014618
9Derby CountyDerby125341513218
10Norwich CityNorwich125341515018
11Swansea CitySwansea12453129317
12Wigan AthleticWigan125251416-217
13Bristol City124441614216
14Stoke CityStoke124441718-116
15Aston Villa123632020015
16Bolton WanderersBolton124351015-515
17Birmingham CityBirmingham122821312114
18Queens Park RangersQPR12426919-1014
19Rotherham UnitedRotherham12327919-1011
20Millwall122461319-610
21Reading122371520-59
22Preston North EndPreston122371824-69
23Ipswich TownIpswich121651118-79
24Hull City122281019-98

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account