Leeds United and Everton cup match expected to go ahead

Tonight's Capital One Cup third round tie between Leeds United and Everton is expected to go ahead as planned, despite heavy rain and flooding in the Yorkshire region.

A Leeds United statement said: "Leeds United can confirm that, as of 9.30am on Tuesday, there were no concerns ahead of the Capital One Cup third round tie with Everton at Elland Road (7.45pm) despite incessant rain.

"There is no pitch inspection planned, and should the situation alter, fans will be informed via

"Fans are reminded to arrive early ahead of the game to avoid congestion at both the Ticket Office and the turnstiles."