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Leeds United 2-2 West Ham United: Hammers denied much-needed win after Rodrigo leveller

Lucas Paqueta scores a penalty
Lucas Paqueta’s leveller was his first goal for West Ham

Rodrigo scored a fine 70th-minute equaliser for Leeds United as West Ham United remained in relegation trouble to keep the pressure on manager David Moyes.

Leeds had gone in front through Wilfried Gnonto’s 27th-minute strike, capitalising on some poor defending from the visitors.

The Hammers levelled just before the break through Lucas Paqueta’s penalty after Pascal Struijk tripped Jarrod Bowen in the area.

And Gianluca Scamacca completed the turnaround for the visitors at the start of the second half, curling a shot in off the post.

But Leeds hit back with Rodrigo’s 11th goal of the season to remain in 14th spot and leave West Ham fourth from bottom.

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Leeds United

  1. Squad number1Player nameMeslier

  2. Squad number2Player nameAyling

  3. Squad number5Player nameKoch

  4. Squad number6Player nameCooper

  5. Squad number21Player nameStruijk

  6. Squad number8Player nameRoca

  7. Squad number12Player nameAdams

  8. Squad number7Player nameAaronson

  9. Squad number29Player nameGnonto

  10. Squad number10Player nameSummerville

  11. Squad number19Player nameRodrigo

  1. Squad number11Player nameHarrison

  2. Squad number30Player nameGelhardt

  3. Squad number42Player nameGreenwood

  4. Squad number43Player nameKlich

West Ham United

  1. Squad number1Player nameFabianski

  2. Squad number5Player nameCoufal

  3. Squad number15Player nameDawson

  4. Squad number27Player nameAguerd

  5. Squad number24Player nameKehrer

  6. Squad number41Player nameRice

  7. Squad number28Player nameSoucek

  8. Squad number20Player nameBowen

  9. Squad number11Player nameLucas Paquetá

  10. Squad number8Player nameFornals

  11. Squad number7Player nameScamacca

  1. Squad number3Player nameCresswell

  2. Squad number9Player nameAntonio

  3. Squad number12Player nameDownes

  4. Squad number22Player nameBenrahma

Line-ups

Leeds

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Meslier
  • 2Ayling
  • 5Koch
  • 6CooperBooked at 40mins
  • 21Struijk
  • 8RocaSubstituted forGreenwoodat 78′minutes
  • 12Adams
  • 7AaronsonSubstituted forHarrisonat 63′minutes
  • 29GnontoSubstituted forGelhardtat 90+1′minutes
  • 10SummervilleBooked at 59minsSubstituted forKlichat 63′minutes
  • 19RodrigoBooked at 8mins

Substitutes

  • 3Firpo
  • 11Harrison
  • 14Llorente
  • 18Gyabi
  • 22Robles
  • 25Kristensen
  • 30Gelhardt
  • 42Greenwood
  • 43Klich

West Ham

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Fabianski
  • 5CoufalSubstituted forCresswellat 68′minutes
  • 15Dawson
  • 27AguerdBooked at 90mins
  • 24Kehrer
  • 41Rice
  • 28Soucek
  • 20Bowen
  • 11Lucas PaquetáSubstituted forBenrahmaat 80′minutes
  • 8FornalsSubstituted forDownesat 80′minutes
  • 7ScamaccaSubstituted forAntonioat 68′minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Johnson
  • 3Cresswell
  • 9Antonio
  • 10Lanzini
  • 12Downes
  • 13Aréola
  • 21Ogbonna
  • 22Benrahma
  • 33Emerson

Referee:
David Coote

Attendance:
36,173

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