Leeds United will face Blackburn Rovers within the Championship on Saturday at Ewood Park.
The Whites have made a stuttering begin because the restart having picked up solely 4 factors from their previous three video games.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet are heading into this match on the again of a 1-1 draw towards Luton City. They’re nonetheless prime of the Championship desk, however consistency within the efficiency is missing in the intervening time.
Forward of the competition with Rovers, who nonetheless have an outdoor likelihood of securing a playoff berth, Leeds United are sweating over the health of two key defenders – Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas.
Each the defenders have been compelled off within the midweek stalemate towards the Hatters. It appears each are uncertain, and Bielsa could not threat them.
Additionally, it stays to be seen whether or not Pablo Hernandez is able to begin once more. Ezgjan Alioski has been actually spectacular from the bench previously couple of video games, and he deserves an opportunity within the beginning line-up.
With Jamie Shackleton absolutely match, Bielsa may use him at right-back. The 20-year-old has all the time impressed every time he has taken the sector, and he ought to begin for Leeds.
Predicted Leeds United XI vs Rovers: Meslier; Shackleton, Ayling, White, Alioski; Phillips; Hernandez, Klich, Roberts, Harrison; Bamford.