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Leeds United v Ipswich Town - Nostagia: Blues beat Leeds in a six goal thriller at Portman Road

PUBLISHED: 11:00 23 September 2017

Ipswich Town goalscorer Jason Dozzell celebrates Town's fourth goal in the 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

Ipswich Town goalscorer Jason Dozzell celebrates Town's fourth goal in the 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

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In this week’s nostalgia, we take a look at when Ipswich beat Leeds United 4-2 at Portman Road in the first Premier League fixture between the two sides back on October 3, 1992.

Ipswich Town goalscorer Jason Dozzell celebrates with John Wark during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992 Ipswich Town goalscorer Jason Dozzell celebrates with John Wark during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

The first Premier League fixture between Ipswich and Leeds ended in a six goal thriller at Portman Road, with the likes of Eric Cantona and Gary Speed in the Leeds side.

Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya takes a shot during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992 Ipswich Town forward Chris Kiwomya takes a shot during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

Town took the lead in the 25th minute when Paul Goddard set up Chris Kiwmoya to put the Blues 1-0 up, before John Wark, playing on the right of the midfield for the first time, scored from a free-kick in the 36th minute, and then put Town 3-0 up when he scored his 50th penalty for the club just before the half-time interval.

Ipswich Town forward Paul Goddard battling for the ball during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992 Ipswich Town forward Paul Goddard battling for the ball during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

Leeds got a goal back 10 minutes after the restart when future Town player Lee Chapman scored, before the late Gary Speed made it 3-2 when he scored in the 64th minute.

Ipswich Town goalscorer John Wark celebrates with Geraint Williams during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992 Ipswich Town goalscorer John Wark celebrates with Geraint Williams during Ipswich Town's 4-2 win over Leeds in 1992

Jason Dozzell killed the Leeds fight back as he headed home Town’s fourth of the game in the 70th minute to give the Blues all 3 points and leapfrog Leeds into 8th in the Premier League.

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