Sunderland under-23s 2 Leeds United under-23s 1 RECAP - Former Whites Academy player sinks Mark Jackson's side

Leeds United's under-23s are in Premier League Cup action at Sunderland today - and you can follow all the latest here.

Sunday, 10th October 2021, 3:08 pm
BIG STAGE: Leeds United's under-23s are taking on Sunderland's under-23s at the Stadium of Light, above. Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images.

The Whites will step out at the Stadium of Light in a 1pm kick-off for a second outing in Group E of the competition.

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Leeds under-23s boss Mark Jackson saw a very young Whites outfit fall to defeat to Wigan Athletic in the opening game of the campaign while the Black Cats lost to Mansfield Town.

United fielded what was essentially an Under-18s side with a couple of Under-16s against the Latics last month in York.

Jackson loos set to name another young side and you can follow all the team news followed by live match updates and analysis here.

Sunderland under-23s 2 Leeds United under-23s 1 - FULL TIME

Last updated: Sunday, 10 October, 2021, 14:57

  • Premier League Cup clash
  • 1pm kick-off at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light
  • Very young Leeds side lost Group E opener to Wigan Athletic
  • Sunderland also beaten in first game by Mansfield Town

Sunderland digging in

86 Every player in their own half, all hands to the pump, Miller wins Leeds a corner

82: Ryder booked for a silly foul and a second yellow means he’s off

81: Ryder booked for a foul in the middle of the park, Dean gets free in the area on the right but his cross is gathered in

78: From McKinstry just as Leeds look to press

77: McKinstry free kick finds Moore whose header is cleared

Good play by McKinstry

76: Gets in down the right, pulled back by Bainbridge who is booked

Fifteen minutes left

Leeds pushing for an equaliser. McGurk twisting and turning

73: Moore sends his header the wrong way as the ball flies across the box

Overhead kick - chance

73: From Kenneh, was going in, deflected wide

70: For dissent it seems

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