TWO GOALS from Jonjo Shelvey and a first goal for Lomano Lualua handed Blackpool a 3-0 half-time lead at Elland Road.
Follow our minute-by-minute report below:
HALF-TIME: LEEDS 0 BLACKPOOL 3
44 mins: Jonjo Shelvey tries one from 35 yards.
41 mins: McCormack cuts in from the left and curls it just wide of Blackpool’s goal.
39 mins: Good chance for Lualua after Sylvestre played him in on goal. The striker couldn’t quite get his shot off early enough.
33 mins: Game is just about claming down after a whirlwind ten minutes or so. Blackpool need to keep it tight now, don’t give Leeds a sniff.
31 mins: Have to feel for Rachubka, such a decent lad, the home fans are now chanting ‘off, off, off.’
LATEST: LEEDS 0 BLACKPOOL 3
30 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!!
Lualua’s effort was again spilled by Paul Rachubka and Jonjo Shelvey was there to tap home from five yards. Nightmare for Rachubka.
27 mins: Paul Rachubka is being booed by the Leeds fans everytime he touches the ball. Not nice for the former Blackpool man, was a huge mistake though.
LATEST: LEEDS 0 BLACKPOOL 2
26 mins: GOAL TO BLACKPOOL!
Jonjo Shelvey scores, but then is forced to retake, scores again. Brilliant penalty.
25 mins: Penalty to Blackpool. Paul Rachubka dropped a cross at the feet of Sylvestre who saw his shot handballed on the line. Tom Lees sent off.
24 mins: Lualua looks a real threat everything he gets the ball. When he’s fully fit he could be a big player for Blackpool.
22 mins: Ian Evatt is booked for a foul on Ross McCormack.
18 mins: You have to say Blackpool are good value for their lead so far tonight, kept the ball really well so far.
LATEST: LEEDS 0 BLACKPOOL 1
12 mins: GOAL FOR BLACKPOOL!!!
Lomano Lualua follow-ups up after Rachubka spilled Jonjo Shelvey’s strike.
11 mins: Big chance for Leeds to take the lead. Fantastic ball from Snodgrass fell to Kisnorbo who forced a great save from Gilks then a block by Cathcart.
3 mins: Callum McManaman cuts in from the left and fires one over the bar. Good start from the Seasiders.
1 min: Corner to Blackpool, cleared by the home side.
0 mins: Interesting that both teams are wearing white shorts today, I didn’t know what was allowed?
7:45: Leeds kick-off.
7:40pm: Here come the teams.
7:35pm: Strange atmosphere inside Elland Road tonight, as in there is none! Very quiet indeed.
Team News: Ian Holloway made two changes to the side that lost 3-1 away at Burnley on Saturday.
The Seasiders welcomed Ludovic Sylvestre, Callum McManaman and Lomano Lualua into the starting line-up.
Tom Ince and Kevin Phillips drop to the bench.
Blackpool: Gilks, Crainey, Baptiste, Evatt, Cathcart, Southern, Ferguson, Sylvestre, McManaman, Lualua and Shelvey.
Subs: Eardley, Phillips, Bogdanovic, Angel and Ince.