But with Tottenham again unable to convert their chances Leeds responded valiantly and Michalik's glancing header was smartly kept out by Spurs keeper Heurelho Gomes. The only time they got behind the home defence, Lee Peltier got back superbly to deny substitute Obika with a last-ditch challenge. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Crystal Palace suffered a 2-1 defeat against Everton on Matchday 3 and are currently in sixth place. As a Leeds fan I'm so pleased with today's result, however a trip to the etihad may show us exactly how far away from top we are. Luke Varney ran clear to give the Championship side an early lead as Tottenham failed to convert a series of first-half chances. Defoe was thwarted on a number of occasions but hit a stunning hat-trick, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites, Always sad to lose, no disgrace to lose to Spurs, good side, now we can all calm down and concentrate on the pre-season target of getting out of this division. Dempsey missed from six yards moments later but Tottenham were soon back in it when he sent a header looping into the net after clever work by Bale down the left. ALSO READ: Man United Trolled After Drawing PSG, Leipzig In The Champions League 'Group Of Death', Premier League Matchday 3 fixtures, schedule with Liverpool vs Arsenal the headliner, Premier League Matchday 2 preview, fixtures, schedule; Chelsea-Liverpool face off, Liverpool vs Arsenal live stream, prediction, team news, Premier League live India, Everton vs West Brom live stream, prediction, team news, Premier League live, Chelsea vs Liverpool live stream, prediction, team news, Premier League live, 'We are all item': Kamal Nath & Congress unapologetic over sexist slur against Imarti Devi, PM Modi's 'lookalike' Abhinandan Pathak to contest Bihar elections; aspires to become CM, Congress deletes attack on Modi govt after BJP calls it out for using Bangladesh picture, Premier League Matchday 4 fixtures, schedule, preview with all eyes on Man United vs Spurs, Thomas Muller Posts HILARIOUS Video With Horses, Names Them After Bayern Teammates, Jadon Sancho Transfer: Man United Target Skips Training, Could Have Played Final Game, De Bruyne Reveals His Childhood Hero Was Michael Owen As Man City Star Bags UCL Award, Man United Trolled After Drawing PSG, Leipzig In The Champions League 'Group Of Death'. "Now we have another tough game at Bolton. Manchester United vs Tottenham is one of the standout fixtures of the round but plenty of eyes will be firmly fixed on Leeds vs Man City as Marcelo Biesla and Pep Guardiola go head-to-head. Leeds wanted it more than spurs. ALSO READ: Thomas Muller Posts HILARIOUS Video With Horses, Names Them After Bayern Teammates. Carlo Ancelotti's Everton have won all of their opening three games this season and look in fine form with new arrivals in midfield. Read more. Having been well found out on the right flank by Jermaine Jenas, Bentley sent a delightful low cross into the danger area and Defoe brushed it smartly into the net. Unlike at White Hart Lane there was to be no late injury time drama from Leeds and it was Defoe who raced on to a ball down the middle and calmly slotted home for his third treble of the season as his side marched into the next round in some style. Despite all their pressure and possession, they hardly troubled us, bar Obika near the end. Well done the lads for a fantastic display today.
Leeds bossed the 1st half, Spurs improved in the second but Leeds fully deserved the win. Defoe went close several times before slicing left-footed into the top corner but in first-half stoppage time Luciano Becchio forced home a rebound to level. With Bale and Bentley superb down the flanks Spurs looked certain to add a third, and Peter Crouch hit the bar with a far post header. Spurs poured men forward but could not find a clear sight of goal, and were grateful to Friedel for denying McCormack when he looked to finish off a swift counter-attack. Clint Dempsey, who led the Spurs attack instead, has played up front plenty of times before in his career but as a lone frontman he often lacked support, as well as composure, in front of goal. Pity the ref didn't allow an extra 5 seconds of play to give us a 3-1 win, what a finish! This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. The game is scheduled to kick-off at 5:30 pm local time (10:00 pm IST). Friedel went forward to try to salvage a replay deep in injury time but Leeds broke forward instead and Tottenham's disastrous day would have ended with them conceding a third goal had referee Kevin Friend not blown for full-time as Rodolph Austin's long-range shot trundled towards the empty net. A Jermain Defoe hat-trick earned Spurs a fifth-round FA Cup trip to Bolton as they sank Leeds in an absorbing replay. A thoroughly unprofessional performance. Read more. However, there was no escape when McCormack ran clear again after the break.
This should be great. But the Londoners quietened the hostile home crowd by applying an admirable work ethic to their superior technical ability and dominated for the vast majority of the contest. Hugely disappointing Spurs.
Brendan Rodgers' side are currently top of the Premier League table and host West Ham United, who scored four past Wolves last week, in the first game on Sunday. After we were 1-0 at H/T, I was expecting a Chelsea type scoreline, but we held on all game and I'm proud of the boys - Brown, Peltier, Byram (thank God for his new contract!) But we'll done the lads..... On and on! "We wanted to go through in the competition, but we were knocked out by a Leeds team who were extremely competitive today, and you have to give credit to them.". The game is scheduled to kick off at 7:15 pm local time (11:45 pm IST). Frank Lampard's Blues will be eager to return to winning ways when they host the Eagles at Stamford Bridge on Saturday following a 3-3 draw against West Brom last weekend.
The final game on Saturday will see Steve Bruce's Magpies host Burnley at St James' Park. The game is scheduled to kick off at 2:00 pm local time (6:30 pm IST).
Leeds bossed the 1st half, Spurs improved in the second but Leeds fully deserved the win. Subscribe to Manchester United on YouTube at http://bit.ly/ManU_YT Enjoy brief highlights of our second tour 2019 match against Leeds United. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side earned a dramatic win against Brighton last weekend through a Bruno Fernandes spot-kick while Tottenham were held to a 1-1 draw against Newcastle due to a controversial late penalty. Great performance from leeds, looks like we may have found a winning combination especially at the back. The first time they came forward, Varney made the most of some poor defending to escape Kyle Naughton and Caulker before running into the area and beating Brad Friedel. The pitch looked heavy through the middle but was perfectly playable, and if anything suited Tottenham's slick passing style more. Defoe was incensed when, clean through again, he fell under the challenge of Lubomir Michalik but finally he got himself on the scoresheet, and on a night of sweet strikes on goal it came with a mis-hit. 0. Big Weekend: Man United v Spurs, Bielsa v Pep, Villa, DCL. Here's a look at all the Premier League fixtures on Matchday 4 with Man United vs Tottenham the pick of the bunch. Defoe might have scored in the second minute when an attempted header back to the goalkeeper from Andrew Hughes fell woefully short, but the England striker scuffed his shot. Southampton got their first win of the season on Matchday 3 and will be looking to make it two in two when they host West Brom at St Mary's. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience.