Team news: Shackleton and Harrison start against Chelsea

Starting XI announced at Stamford Bridge.

Marcelo Bielsa has made two changes to the Leeds United starting XI this afternoon as we take on Chelsea in the Premier League.

Following the hamstring injuries sustained against Brentford to Liam Cooper and Kalvin Phillips, Jamie Shackleton and Jack Harrison come into our starting line-up.

After making his first appearance since September last weekend, Luke Ayling will join Diego Llorente in the centre of defence today with Junior Firpo and Jamie Shackleton completing the backline ahead of Illan Meslier in goal.

Adam Forshaw occupies the holding midfield position with Stuart Dallas in support, whilst Jack Harrison and Raphinha cover the wings. Tyler Roberts, who scored his first goal of the season on Sunday, is joined by Dan James in attack.

Our substitutes bench features goalkeeper Kristoffer Klaesson, Matesuz Klich, Joe Gelhardt, Charlie Cresswell, Cody Drameh, Crysencio Summerville, Stuart McKinstry, Liam McCarron and Jack Jenkins.

Robin Koch remains out of the side along with Pascal Struijk, Rodrigo and Patrick Bamford.

Today’s game is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm, for those not in attendance at Stamford Bridge you can follow the live Leeds United blog here.

Starting XI: Meslier, Ayling (C), Firpo, Forshaw, Raphinha, Roberts, Llorente, Dallas, James, Harrison, Shackleton.

Substitutions: Klaesson, Gelhardt, Cresswell, Drameh, Summerville, McKinstry, Klich, McCarron, Jenkins.

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