Leeds 1-1 Everton: Leeds fightback at Elland Road denies Everton first win

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On Tuesday, Leeds and Everton were held to a 1-1 draw at Elland Road. Leeds were looking forward to meeting again after losing their last match 1-0 to Brighton & Hove Albion. Everton, on the other hand, secured a point against Brentford in their previous match. After today’s result, Leeds and Everton sit 5th, (8 points) and 15th, (3 points), spots respectively, after 5 matches.

The Toffees started strongly in the first half, when Anthony Gordon gave Everton the lead, 17 minutes in, saw out the first half 1-0.

Leeds started strong in the second half and were able to dominate, with a goal from Luis Sinisterra in the 55th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.

Substitutions for Leeds included Joe Gelhardt, Mateusz Klich, Patrick Bamford and Daniel James for Rodrigo Moreno, Luis Sinisterra, Joe Gelhardt and Brendan Aaronson, repectively.

There were bookings for Tyler Adams, Diego Llorente and Rasmus Kristensen from Leeds, and Tom Davies, Anthony Gordon and Nathan Patterson, for Everton.

Leeds will next travel to Brentford, while Everton will face Liverpool at home.

Technical card:
Leeds United:Illan Meslier, Rasmus Kristensen, Diego Llorente, Robin Koch, Pascal Struijk, Luis Sinisterra (Mateusz Klich, min.64), Marc Roca, Brendan Aaronson (Daniel James, min.76), Tyler Adams, Jack Harrison and Rodrigo Moreno (Joe Gelhardt, min.32)
Everton:Jordan Pickford, Nathan Patterson, Conor Coady, James Tarkowski, Vitaliy Mykolenko, Alex Iwobi, Amadou Mvom Onana, Tom Davies, Dwight McNeil, Anthony Gordon and Demarai Gray
Stadium:Elland Road
Goals:Anthony Gordon (0-1, min. 17) and Luis Sinisterra (1-1, min. 55)