Half-time Report: Blackburn Rovers 0-1 Leeds United

Ewood Park

Leeds United are 1-0 ahead against Blackburn Rovers at half time in the Championship clash at Ewood Park.

Souleymane Doukara’s goal in the 33rd minute has given Leeds United a 1-0 half-time lead against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in the Championship.

The first chance of the game fell to Blackburn’s Ben Marshall, who shot wide from outside the box after receiving a pass from Grant Hanley.

Tom Cairney came closer for the hosts on 17 minutes when he hit the Whites' crossbar with a left-footed shot from inside the box after being teed up by Rudy Gestede.

Marshall and Grant Hanley had chances in quick succession for Rovers, but it was Leeds who took the lead in the 33rd minute through Souleymane Doukara from a corner.

Gestede came close to equalising just two minutes later when he headed Markus Olsson’s cross wide, before Jason Pearce failed to turn in Adryan’s delivery from close range for Leeds.

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