Leeds United v Aston Villa LIVE: Premier League updates

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Follow live coverage as Leeds United take on Aston Villa in the Premier League today.

Villa will look to build on their last result, a 1-0 home win over Southampton which eased some of the pressure on manager Steven Gerrard, whose side are still 14th in the table. A win for Villa here would see them pass opponents Leeds and also Bournemouth, while a strong result could even put them ahead of Gerrard’s old club Liverpool, who drew 3-3 yesterday (Saturday 1 October). stumbled again against Brighton .

Meanwhile, home side Leeds have recorded just two top-flight victories so far this season but are without a win in their last three games after being beaten 5-2 in their last league game at Brentford. Jesse Marsch’s side are just two points behind the last three and in marginally better shape than Villa ahead of this afternoon’s game, for which Marsch will serve a sideline suspension.

We bring you all the action and updates from today’s game on the live blog below:

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Villa have taken four points from their last two league games, one more than in the first five of the season. Meanwhile, the Villans recorded their first clean sheet in the competition since April.

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SAVED !!! Coutinho charges up at the other end and dribbles into the penalty area. With Ramsey to his right, he fires an off-balance shot to Meslier’s left and the Leeds keeper saves and holds!

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Aaronson swings a corner for Leeds but Cooper’s header misses and the ball rolls into Martinez’s gloves.

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OPPORTUNITY!!! A short Konsa back pass sends Rodrigo running for it, but Martinez slices it clear before the forward can tumble like Aaronson did against Chelsea earlier this season!

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Villa have prevailed against Leeds of late and are unbeaten in their last three Premier League games against the Whites. Leeds are aiming for their first league win over Villa since October 2020 when they triumphed 3-0 at Villa Park with a hat-trick from Bamford. Villa beat the Whites 7-3 during their unbeaten run.

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SAVED !!! Coutinho’s volley finds Watkins wide and he charges into the box before firing a left footed shot which Meslier saves! Coutinho slips in to bring it home but the Leeds keeper rallies before he can do that!

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Aaronson lets go of Rodrigo, who stalks behind Konsa and shoots the ball over the goal. Martinez comes in, but misses the ball but intercepts Kristensen’s cross from the other end!

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Leeds break through to Harrison, who rushes to the box before losing the ball. Rodrigo’s shot on the rebound is blocked and Sinisterra’s cross back into the box is headed clear.