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Leeds United 1-1 Wigan Athletic

Chris Wood
Chris Wood has scored eight goals in 15 appearances for Leeds this season

Shaun MacDonald grabbed a stoppage-time equaliser as Wigan earned only their second point on the road this season.

Leeds went ahead when Chris Wood brought down Hadi Sacko's cross before lashing home a half-volley.

Michael Jacobs hit the post as Wigan fought back, while Pontus Jansson had a header cleared off the line for United.

Wood had a looping header brilliantly saved by Adam Bogdan before MacDonald scored via the woodwork as Latics secured a third successive draw.

Tuesday's EFL action as it happened

It was the Welshman's first goal since signing from Bournemouth and resulted in the first league draw between the sides.

Gary Caldwell's side remain in the bottom three despite denying Leeds a fourth successive home victory, something they have not done since December 2013.

For the home side it was just a second league draw of the season, after Wood scored a 93rd-minute equaliser against Fulham in August.

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk: "We are very disappointed not to get the three points. We paid a very high price at the end.

"We need to not rest and try to dominate. We need to go on and get a second and a third goal, that is the next step for the group.

"Wigan are a decent enough team but we should have won, we had the best chances."

Wigan Athletic manager Gary Caldwell: "We are happy to get the point and I'm really happy with the performance.

"We got what we deserved. Sometimes we just try and walk it in, but we have to be more ruthless in the box.

"The players have kept believing and were fantastic. When you are chasing a game it's never easy. We kept asking questions of Leeds."

Line-ups

Leeds

  • 1Green
  • 2Ayling
  • 5Bartley
  • 18Jansson
  • 21Taylor
  • 14O'Kane
  • 23Phillips
  • 24SackoSubstituted forGrimesat 66'minutes
  • 19HernándezSubstituted forMowattat 74'minutes
  • 7Roofe
  • 9WoodSubstituted forAntonssonat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Cooper
  • 10Antonsson
  • 12Silvestri
  • 16Grimes
  • 25Vieira
  • 27Mowatt
  • 31Coyle

Wigan

  • 1Bogdan
  • 10ByrneSubstituted forGomez Garcia-Pencheat 62'minutes
  • 3BuxtonSubstituted forMorganat 62'minutes
  • 33Burn
  • 23Warnock
  • 16MacDonald
  • 25Powell
  • 6Power
  • 4Perkins
  • 17JacobsSubstituted forWildschutat 45'minutes
  • 9Grigg

Substitutes

  • 11Le Fondre
  • 14Gomez Garcia-Penche
  • 19Garbutt
  • 20Morgan
  • 21Davies
  • 22Jääskeläinen
  • 31Wildschut
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
19,861

Match Stats

Home TeamLeedsAway TeamWigan
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home12
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home4
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Leeds United 1, Wigan Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Leeds United 1, Wigan Athletic 1.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! Leeds United 1, Wigan Athletic 1. Shaun MacDonald (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Max Power with a headed pass following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Wigan Athletic. Conceded by Pontus Jansson.

  5. Post update

    Offside, Leeds United. Matt Grimes tries a through ball, but Marcus Antonsson is caught offside.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Leeds United. Marcus Antonsson replaces Chris Wood.

  7. Post update

    Offside, Leeds United. Alex Mowatt tries a through ball, but Kemar Roofe is caught offside.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by William Grigg.

  9. Post update

    Hand ball by Chris Wood (Leeds United).

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Max Power (Wigan Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Shaun MacDonald.

  11. Post update

    Shaun MacDonald (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United).

  13. Post update

    Offside, Leeds United. Charlie Taylor tries a through ball, but Alex Mowatt is caught offside.

  14. Post update

    Offside, Wigan Athletic. Dan Burn tries a through ball, but William Grigg is caught offside.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. William Grigg (Wigan Athletic) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Stephen Warnock with a cross.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Leeds United. Alex Mowatt replaces Pablo Hernández.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Chris Wood (Leeds United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Luke Ayling with a cross.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Chris Wood (Leeds United).

  19. Post update

    Dan Burn (Wigan Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Leeds United. Matt Grimes replaces Hadi Sacko.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Newcastle1391327111628
2Norwich138322618827
3Brighton13742179825
4Huddersfield12813149525
5Birmingham136521914523
6Bristol City136252015520
7Sheff Wed126241414020
8Brentford135441912719
9QPR135441618-219
10Reading135441418-419
11Fulham134631617-118
12Ipswich13454109117
13Leeds135261315-217
14Barnsley135172322116
15Wolves134451616016
16Nottm Forest134362325-215
17Aston Villa132831314-114
18Burton133551618-214
19Preston124261416-214
20Derby13355710-314
21Blackburn133371421-712
22Wigan132561315-211
23Cardiff123271020-1011
24Rotherham131391432-186
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