Steve Evans would have been hoping for a flying start in his first home match in charge of Leeds United.
He got one – from opponents Blackburn Rovers – as the visitors to Elland Road took a two-goal lead inside six minutes. Craig Conway shocked the home fans with this goal after only 17 seconds.
The Whites did not have a touch between kick-off and the time that Conway fired in unmarked at the back post, and their defending was equally poor for Jordan Rhodes’s goal only five minutes later.
Trigger-happy Leeds owner Massimo Cellino was in the stands despite being disqualified by the Football League – 24 hours after sacking Uwe Rosler and replacing him with former Rotherham United boss Evans. The Italian has appealed to have his ban overturned for a second time, according to Sky Sports.
He watched his side come close to pulling a goal back when Tom Adeyemi struck the post, but Leeds will need to produce something special in the second half to secure a first home win since March.
Half-time: Leeds United 0-2 Blackburn Rovers
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