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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Capital One Cup Live Action!

I'll be on today as my mighty LUFC boys begin their (hopefully long) Capital One campaign this season with an away day at our Yorkshire cousins Doncaster Rovers. It's BEin broadcast live, so join me here from 2:40pm onward for all the action. MOT!!

135 Comments:

Blogger manunitedrules said...

Good afternoon, Bob. I am joining you on a what is typical for this time of the year; a bloody hot afternoon.

2:22 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Pictures at the Keepmoat Stadium as players are going through their p-re-match routine.

2:31 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Afternoon, mate - I'm just logging in to the BEin coverage of the match.

2:36 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

The team news out of the Keepmoat today:

Doncaster team: Stuckmann, McCullough, Butler, Jones, Taylor-Sinclair, Evina, Wellens, Middleton, Forrester, Coppinger, Williams. Subs: Marosi, Lund, MacKenzie, Main, Tyson, P.McKay, Whitehouse.

United team: Turnbull, Berardi, Bellusci, Cooper, Taylor, Wootton, Cook, Mowatt, Doukara, Dallas, Antenucci. Subs: Silvestri, Bamba, Phillips, Murphy, Erwin, Byram, Wood.

Referee: K Hill

2:38 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Hello Bob. This is the final match of the First Round. How does it fell BEIN on the Europa League schedule?

2:40 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Interesting looking team. Champions League winner Ross Turnbull is getting his debut for the Whites in goal tonight. Two academy prospects Liam Cooper and Charlie Taylor are also in the side.

2:41 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Feels pretty good, mate. I'm hoping that we avoid the pitfalls that some of the big sides have faced this week. No upset tonight, please.

2:42 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Peter Drury on the mic tonight.

2:42 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

It sounds like a changed side for the Capital One Cup match. Will it be like the Europa League where the full strength side is out for the match on Sunday?

2:43 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

UWS was delighted that Pompey defeated a strong Derby County side yesterday.

2:44 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Five changes from Saturday. Uwe realizes that he needs to rotate the squad since the Whites are on the EL schedule.

2:45 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Donny won't be easy. They're only a division below and it's a derby match

2:46 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

They're off from the KeApmoat.
COME ON YOU WHITES!

2:46 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

And we're away at the Keepmoat.

2:47 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Keith Hill officiated a first round match between Brentford and Daggenham last year as they split a dozen goals between them. I guess first round results are not an accurate indicator of form over the course of a season.

2:48 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Did you hear about the bizarre incident between Donny and Bury on Saturday?

2:49 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Uwe is more animated than his evil twin, Brian.

2:49 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

MOT!

2:49 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

I did hear about that on 606 - Paul Dickov was interviewed about it. Hilarious.

2:50 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Early Leeds corner now.

2:51 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

You must feel that Uwe looks like a Leeds manager should.

2:51 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Dallas sounds familiar . We were there last week and it was a cauldron!

2:52 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Another Leeds corner.

2:52 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

And another. Both wasted.

2:53 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

A waste as Liam Cooper is called for a foul off the corner from Mowatt.

2:53 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

COME ON YOU YELLOWS!

2:53 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Good closing down by our midfield - winning most of the second balls.

2:54 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Donny's uniforms look more suited to Rugby Union than football.

2:55 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Bellusci called for a foul. Donny have a free kick in a decent position.

2:56 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Liam Cooper heads away the free kick from Forrester

2:57 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Uwe looking concerned on the touchline.

2:59 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Uwe sports a great cauffe. A sign of success?

2:59 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Uwe will not have fond memories of Donny. When he was in charge of Brentford his team missed a penalty then Donny went up the other end of the pitch to score, winning promotion and denying his team promotion.

3:00 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

GOAL! Lewis Cook on the spot to slam home a rebound after Dallas pulled a save out of the Donny keeper!

YESSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3:01 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

GOAL !!!! LEWIS COOK GIVES LEEDS THE LEAD AFTER THE KEEPER PARRIED AWAY A SHOT FROM STUART DALLAS . HE EASILY PUT AWAY THE REBOUND.

3:01 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

That'll do nicely. The second goal of the season and we're off and running tonight.

0-1 Leeds!

3:01 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Cook's first ever senior goal and Leeds fans are now singing MOT! That should ease the nerves.

3:02 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Liking the cut of Turnbull's jib - he's got the presence to create confidence across that back line.

3:03 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Sounds like we've got great away support today in Donny.

3:03 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

A nice one-two between Stuart Dallas and Mowatt prior to the shot from Dallas. Too hot for the keeper to handle.

3:03 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Yes. Between MOT and Glory Glory Leeds United , it should be music to your ears.

3:04 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

It is, indeed.

3:05 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

UWe will have to determine whether Silvestri or Turnbull will be the first choice keeper.

3:05 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Nice through ball from Mowatt . Just too long for Doukarra.

3:06 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Looks as if Silvestri is the first choice and Turnbull is the back-up and Capital One Cup keeper.

3:07 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - hooked off the line by Bellusci after a catalog of errors by the defense and goalkeeper. Phew!

3:08 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

PHEW!!!! A horrible error in the Leeds defense nearly led to an equalizer , but Bellusci hooked a shot off the line that was chipped over Turnbull.

3:08 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

It was a horrible sliced clearance by Charlie Taylor and Bob must be relieved by that goal line clearance.

3:09 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Very relieved, indeed. That was a close call.

3:09 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - Doukara slid a great cross over and Alex Mowatt just couldn't reach it.

3:10 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Nearly 0-2 to Leeds as Doukarra played a nice pass into the box and Mowatt just failed to make the vital contact as he clattered into the keeper.

3:10 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bellusci did well again there to rescue his teammates, channeling Williams out wide as he ran through.

3:11 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Williams wins a corner for Donny after Coppinger won a tackle and thankfully it was just catching practice for Big Ross

3:11 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

A few scary moments from Donny. I don't like it one bit.

3:11 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Leeds will need to defend better on Sunday or else it will be a long trip down the Reading Railroad.

3:13 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Unfortunately , the match at the Reading Railroad is not BEIN shown on Sunday. They suits have decided to televise an earlier kickoff; Wolves vs Hull City, two of my picks for promotion.

3:16 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

BUGGER!
Donny have a penalty! A stonewall penalty as it was a trip by Scott Wooton.

3:17 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bloody hell - now we've conceded a penalty! I blame it on Old Trafford as Scott Wootton upends a Donny player.

3:17 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Williams steps up and scores. Wootton got there but the ball went under his body. Shame.

3:17 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

GOAL !!!! 1-1 AS ANDY WILLIAMS SHOT UNDER THE DIVE OF TURNBULL.

3:17 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Now you know why he never played in the first team for Man Yoo.

3:18 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

So - half an hour in and it's back to the drawing board. 1-1.

3:18 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - now Turnbull does save from Williams but the big striker is becoming a pest.

3:19 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Williams did well to collect a long ball then ran at the Leeds defense and forced a decent save from Turnbull.

3:19 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I'm better off staying inside.It's 101, but the heat index is around 110 ,and not much of a breeze today.

3:21 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Bloody Norah - now it's a red card for Lewis Cook. We're down to ten men!

3:24 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

OUCH!!!! A recipe for disaster as Lee Cook goes from hero to villain as he's sent off for an x rated tackle on Charlie Taylor.

3:24 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Two footed and studs up - naughty. It wasn't malicious but he had to go.

3:24 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Sorry Bob. I was thinking red before the ref even took out his card.Hopefully , the eighteen year old will learn from this.

3:25 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

If Leeds advance to the next round then Cook will not be available until the last match before the international break. Otherwise, he has a month long holiday.

3:26 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Coppinger shoots wide after a long ball was headed away.

3:27 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Coppinger is a villain as far as Uwe is concerned .

3:27 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Wooton tries to make amends as he heads a free kick off the roof of the net.

3:28 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Well, this has been a rollercoaster of a first half. Cook got everything rolling but then that penalty and his dismissal is going to make this a tougher tie than expected. Uwe may need to reach into his pool of players that he didn't want to use today in order to pull this one out.

3:31 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - Coppinger probably should have scored there. We really need that half-time whistle to go now in order to reorganize ourselves.

3:31 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

OH!!! Just wide by James Coppinger after a nice build up, as we begin two minutes of stoppage time.

3:31 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I wonder if UWe will concede the Capital One Cup in order to have league success. That may be his mindset.

3:32 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

A late free kick for Leeds off a foul from Charlie Taylor.

3:34 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

The free kick from Mowatt is headed away as it's halftime. Leeds are a man down, but not a goal down as it's 1-1.

3:34 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

The second half is underway.

COME ON YOU YELLOWS!

3:49 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

No changes by either Uwe Rosler or Paul Dickov.

3:50 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Back on at the Keepmoat in the second half. What can Uwe do to pull this one out?

3:53 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Donny win a corner off of Dallas in Yorkshire.

3:54 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Turnbull does well to catch a cross in heavy traffic.

3:55 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I don't think Uwe can do much other than impress that stupid mistakes like those from Wooton and Cook be avoided.

3:56 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Thankfully , Harry Forrester shoots harmlessly wide After dribbling through half the Leeds side.

3:57 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

High and wide by Coppinger as Donny have dominated the second half so far.

3:59 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

This is the beginning of a long string of tough matches, including Reading, Bristol City, a derby against Sheffield Wednesday and Derby.

4:00 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Charlie Taylor has looked jittery tonight and he gives away another needless foul in dangerous area.

4:00 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

We're really under the cosh - a replay might be the best solution now. Half an hour to play.

4:03 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - another great save by Turnbull from Williams!!

4:03 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Rosler must go for some changes.

4:03 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

We're giving the ball away far too cheaply, happy to hack it away.

4:05 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Correct. Donny have been in control. This start will determine the strength of the Leeds side.

4:07 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

I'm not pleased about how we haven't been able to build on Leeds. In both matches so far we've withered after taking the lead. Lapses of concentration, maybe?

4:09 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Peter Drury says that Antenucci has been "plenty lonely" in this second half. You can say that again!

4:11 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Its now a downpour in South Yorkshire. Please send some of that our way. We haven't had any rain in 40 days.

4:11 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

About time for some changes -

Luke Murphy on for Doukara

Chris Wood on for Dallas

Rosler probably wanted to rest both tonight. Lots of matches to come.

4:12 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Some changes from Use Luke Murphy is on for Doukarra and Chris Wood, a Kiwi, is on for Stuart Dallas.

4:13 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

That seems to have given us fresh impetus to kill this one off.

4:13 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - nice knock down by Wood but he was in an offside position.

4:14 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

I'm very hopeful about Wood, who scored bags of goals for Leicester in their promotion year before being shunted aside by Ulloa in the Premiership season.

4:15 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Chris Wood is offside on Leeds first attack of the half.

4:15 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I agree. I think the Kiwi is an excellent signing.

4:16 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

A Donny change now - Tyson on.

4:17 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Inside twenty minutes to play now. The momentum seems to have shifted back toward us again.

4:17 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Final change for us - Mowatt off for club skipper Sam Byram - another one Rosler would have liked to have saved.

4:19 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

The final roll of the dice for Uwe as Sam Byram is on for Zeke Mowatt.

4:19 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Derisive cheers from the crowd as we actually get a free kick.

4:19 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Leeds fans were convinced that Chris Wood was hauled back there - should have been a penalty for sure.

4:21 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Well, at least from that incident you can tell that Donny defenders are now fairly rattled to have to deal with the big Kiwi.

4:21 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I have to leave to take Jacquelyn to the orthodontist. I will be around to watch Man Yoo tomorrow. Cheers!

4:22 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Cheerio, mate!

4:23 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Antenucci picks another valuable free kick.

4:24 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Nice stuff from us - if we pull this out in regulation, it would be a great morale booster.

4:25 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - that was close from Donny. Very close.

4:26 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - a whisker away by Williams. Whew!

4:30 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Five minutes and change to come. We'll be lucky to survive this one. Donny are turning the screw again.

4:31 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - Turnbull saves really well from Tyson. He's been huge tonight.

4:31 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Coppinger tries his luck again with his left peg - well wide.

4:32 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Is it still tied?

4:34 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Just about into stoppage time now.

4:34 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Paul Dickov is all worked up about a clash of heads.

Three minutes to come.

4:35 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

It is, mate - almost into extra time. I'll be off home when the final whistle blows.

4:35 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Dangerous free kick for Donny deep in our half.

4:36 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I wonder if this one is going to penalties.

4:37 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

Oh - Sinclair fired it in and it was punched out.

We race down the pitch and earn a late corner. Wasted.

4:38 PM  
Blogger The Blue Devil said...

That's it - extra time to come. I'm off home.

4:38 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

I'm back as Donny have a corner in ET. Wooton heads away.

5:05 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Turnbull pushes away a cross for another corner.

5:06 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Six minutes remaining. Still 1-1.

5:11 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Byram wins a corner off Butler. A waste as Wood is called for a push.

5:13 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

A minute of stoppage time.

5:17 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Off to penalties.

5:18 PM  
Blogger manunitedrules said...

Donny win 4-2 in the shootout. Sorry Bob.

5:48 PM  

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