Last-gasp Beckford stuns Canaries

Next Story

Jermaine Beckford punished an injury-time blunder by Norwich goalkeeper Fraser Forster to give Leeds a 2-1 victory which sent them back to the top of League One.

Norwich had looked the more purposeful and assured side and seemed destined to take a point until Forster sent a clearance straight to Beckford, who atoned for earlier misses by advancing and shooting past the on-loan keeper.

Leeds seized a 15th-minute lead when Bradley Johnson grabbed his sixth goal of the season, leaping at the far post to head home a corner from the right by Robert Snodgrass. The equaliser arrived when Canaries captain Grant Holt pounced on Simon Lappin's low cross, but Beckford had the final say.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Norwich City
Simon Lappin
Fraser Forster
Bradley Johnson
League One
Jermaine Beckford
Robert Snodgrass
Grant Holt
Leeds United
Next Story

Read more