Leeds battle back at Hull

Hull 2 Leeds United 2

Leeds came from two goals down to earn a point at Hull in a draw that kept Simon Grayson’s men in the npower Championship play-off places.

A lively Yorkshire derby saw Hull strike twice in quick succession through Matty Fryatt and James Chester at the KC Stadium, only for a Robert Snodgrass gem to bring United back into contention before half-time.

Davide Somma powered in a second-half leveller, but both teams struggled to bring a fitting finale to an intriguing tie.

Hull kept the same XI that drew with QPR, as Leeds made two changes.

Grayson’s charges had enjoyed 10 days’ rest prior to the clash, which allowed Andy O’Brien to shake off a hamstring problem and replace Leigh Bromby at centre-half, while Somma came in for Sanchez Watt.