Leeds vs. Norwich: All the 2s
Leeds' dramatic penalty shootout victory over Norwich in the EFL Cup proved to be a real game of numbers -- well, make that one number in particular.
For starters, the two sides managed to hammer out a 2-2 draw in normal time, which was watched by a crowd of 22,222 at Carrow Road.
Are you starting to see a theme develop here? Well, just to cap it all off, the full-time whistle was recorded at 22:22pm.
Leeds vs Norwich last night:- Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) October 26, 2016
Final score: 2-2
Game finished at: 22:22 pic.twitter.com/3LlwfOSRx2
Of course, we're specifically talking about the whistle that signalled the end of extra time here, not the shootout itself, but why let minor details like that spoil such a fortuitous numerical yarn?
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