West Ham United under-23s 5 Leeds United under-23s 1 recap: Mateo Joseph opens Whites account

Leeds United's under-23s are in Premier League Cup action away at West Ham United today, and you can keep up to date with all of the developments here.

By Lee Sobot
Monday, 11th April 2022, 7:30 pm

The young Hammers and Whites are locking horns in the last 16 of the competition and a home clash against Fulham awaits the winners in the quarter-finals.

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Today's contest is a 4pm kick-off at Rush Green Stadium and our live blog below will provide live match updates after early team news and the confirmed line ups.

United's under-23s are in action twice this week as Andy Taylor's side are away at Brighton on Friday afternoon in a Premier League Two Division One clash.

CUP TEST: For Leeds United's under-23s away at West Ham. Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images.

West Ham under-23s 5 Leeds United under-23s 1 - FULL TIME

Last updated: Monday, 11 April, 2022, 16:17

  • Premier League Cup last 16 clash
  • 4pm kick-off at Rush Green Stadium

As Leeds United’s under-23s face West Ham under-23s at Rush Green Stadium today.

Team news - a start for Leo Hjelde on his return from injury

Leeds United under-23s v West Ham United under-23s: Van den Heuvel, Sutcliffe, Mullen, Hjelde, McCarron, Jenkins, Bate, Miller, McGurk, Dean, Joseph. Subs: Ombang, Moore, Snowdon, Allen, McKinstry.

Can the young Whites book a quarter final date at home to Fulham? Updates to follow here

Players out at Rush Green Stadium

A tough game this one

1: McGurk kicks us off

Joseph up tops, McGurk at no 10. Miller wide left.

2: A fine block by Hjelde to force a corner from a goalbound shot, instant impact on his return

Leeds survive the corner

3: But plenty of early West Ham pressure

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