Leeds United 1-1 Liverpool - as it happened: Elland Road draw dominated by European Super League protests

Leeds United host Liverpool in the Premier League at Elland Road on Monday night under the LS11 lights - follow every kick with our matchday blog.

Monday, 19th April 2021, 11:36 pm
Leeds United host Liverpool at Elland Road in the Premier League on Monday night.

The Whites welcome the reigning top flight champions to West Yorkshire this evening for a highly-anticipated clash.

Headlines ahead of kick-off have been dominated by plans to implement a new European Super League.

Reports emerged on Sunday that the Premier League’s so-called ‘big six’ of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur intended to join a rebel competition.

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Those plans were confirmed later that evening, with AC Milan, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Juventus and Real Madrid joining as founding clubs with three more clubs expected to follow before the inaugural season.

Backlash to the plans has been fierce from supporters and pundits alike for the tournament which has been set up to rival the Champions League.

On the pitch, though, Leeds are set to face Liverpool this evening at Elland Road... follow all the latest with our LIVE blog below:

Leeds United v Liverpool - LIVE BLOG

Last updated: Monday, 19 April, 2021, 19:57

  • Leeds host Liverpool on Monday night
  • Whites sit 10th, Reds are sixth
  • Build-up dominated by planned European Super League
  • Kick-off is at 8pm in LS11
  • FT - Leeds United 1-1 Liverpool

Leeds arrive at Elland Road

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Video of protests at Elland Road - explicit warning

Leeds fans fly banner over Elland Road

Protests ongoing outside Elland Road - explicit warning

LEEDS UNITED TEAM NEWS

Leeds players wearing t-shirts during warm-up

Klopp speaks on European Super League

Klopp speaking ahead of kick-off

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, speaking to Sky Sports: “My feelings didn’t change. My opinion didn’t change [from when he has criticised Super League suggestions in the past]. I heard for the first time about it yesterday. I was trying to prepare for a difficult game.

“We got some information, not a lot. Most of the things in the newspapers. It’s a tough one. People are not happy with it, I can understand it. I can’t say a lot more because we were not involved in the process - not the players, not me - we didn’t know about it. We will have to wait how it develops.”

Leeds United’s pre-match t-shirts

Klopp not happy - Leeds left t-shirts in the changing rooms for Liverpool

The full story on tonight’s banner

Luke Ayling ahead of kick-off

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