Kandol strike sends~Gillingham down

Tresor Kandol's late winner was enough to relegate Gillingham to League Two as Leeds ran out 2-1 home victors on Saturday afternoon.

Last Updated: 03/05/08 at 19:18 Post Comment

Kandol: Grabbed the winning goal

Kandol: Grabbed the winning goal

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The visitors needed to take three points and hope that results elsewhere went their way if they were to have any chance of survival.

But after taking the lead in the first half through striker Simeon Jackson, they were unable to hold on and the defeat at Elland Road finally confirmed their relegation, although a win would not have kept them up anyway.

Leeds looked uneasy at the back in the opening stages and Paul Huntington gifted the visitors a crucial opening goal after 20 minutes when his attempted backpass to keeper Casper Ankergren was cut out by Jackson, who tucked the ball confidently into the right-hand corner of the net.

The home side eventually scored in the 69th minute when Seb Carole's cross picked out Bradley Johnson, who struck a sweet, left-footed volley past the helpless Derek Stillie into the bottom corner.

And Leeds stole all three points and broke the travelling fans' hearts with just two minutes remaining when Kandol raced onto an incisive throughball from Andy Hughes and flashed a powerful finish past Stillie to settle it.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 31 January 2015
15:00
Barnsley 2-1 Port Vale Report
Bradford 1-1 Colchester Report
Chesterfld 2-2 Doncaster Report
Coventry 2-2 Rochdale Report
Crawley 2-1 Preston Report
Crewe 0-5 MK Dons Report
Leyton Or 1-4 Scunthrpe Report
Oldham 3-0 Notts Co Report
Peterboro 1-0 Yeovil Report
Sheff Utd 2-0 Swindon Report

Footer 365

Nemanja Matic says Chelsea happy to maintain their five-point Premier League lead

Midfielder Nemanja Matic was happy to take a point after Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Manchester City.

Roberto Martinez delighted with 'immense' Everton's 1-0 win at Crystal Palace

Roberto Martinez believes his side can now reach their true potential after ending their winless run at Crystal Palace.

Premier League: Chelsea maintain five-point lead after 1-1 draw with Manchester City

Chelsea remain five points clear at the top of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Manchester City.

Mail Box

'Costa Is A Bad Man. Suarez Is Not'

That's quite some claim. And yes, unfortunately we are still talking about this. We also have mails on Ronaldinho, possible replacements for Yaya Toure and more...

Red Mist Better Than Calculated Costa?

Hmmm. We're not sure about this argument - one Mailbox says Luis Suarez is easier to forgive because he is a little loco. We also have mails on Studge and more...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company