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Ipswich Town v Leeds United nostalgia: Andrews’ late goal wins it for Blues

PUBLISHED: 07:00 13 January 2018

Jason Scotland celebrates with team mates after scoring the equaliser for Ipswich

Jason Scotland celebrates with team mates after scoring the equaliser for Ipswich

Copyright Ashley Pickering

In this week’s nostalgia we take a look back to August 2011, when a 90th minute winner for Ipswich condemned 10-man Leeds to their worst start to a season in 14 years at Portman Road....

Jason Scotland scores the equaliser for Ipswich TownJason Scotland scores the equaliser for Ipswich Town

Late goals from substitute Jason Scotland and Keith Andrews helped Ipswich come from behind to beat 10-man Leeds at Portman Road in August 2011.

Ross McCormack of Leeds United scores the opening goal of the gameRoss McCormack of Leeds United scores the opening goal of the game

The visitors dominated the first half and went in front in the 34th minute, when Robert Snodgrass crossed from the right and an unmarked Ross McCormack headed back across a wrong-footed Stockdale and into the net to give his side the lead.

Aidan White of Leeds United  is sent off by Referree Andy D'Urso for a challenge on Jay Emmanuel-ThomasAidan White of Leeds United is sent off by Referree Andy D'Urso for a challenge on Jay Emmanuel-Thomas

But Aidy White’s dismissal on the 48th minute for a professional foul on Jay Emmanuel-Thomas changed the balance of the game.

Ipswich Town forward Jason Scotland celebrates after scoring the equaliserIpswich Town forward Jason Scotland celebrates after scoring the equaliser

United held out until the 77th minute, but they were powerless to prevent forward Jason Scotland firing his side level with a sweetly-struck effort, five minutes after he had entered the fray.

Jason Scotland celebrates his goal with Michael ChopraJason Scotland celebrates his goal with Michael Chopra

As the game entered its final minute, the Blues scored the winner. Scotland flicked a Cresswell pass down the left into the path of Andrews, whose shot deflected off Clayton, over Lonergan and into the net for the Irishman’s third goal in three games.

Keith Andrews of Ipswich Town is mobbed by team mates after he scores the winning goalKeith Andrews of Ipswich Town is mobbed by team mates after he scores the winning goal

Town XI: Stockdale (GK), Cresswell, Delaney, Sonko, Leadbitter (Carson 53’), Edwards, Emmanuel-Thomas (Bullard 53’), Andrews, Kennedy (Scotland 72’), Chopra, Murphy.

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