We analyse Saturday's clash.
Leeds United travel to Stoke City on Saturday (3:00pm), looking to make it six games unbeaten at the start of the 2019/20 campaign. The game in the Sky Bet Championship is the first between the two sides in the space of just a few days, with the two sides set to meet at Elland Road in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday. It has been a tough start to the season for the Potters, who sit at the bottom of the pile, with just one point from four league matches.
Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa
Stoke City: 24th
Leeds United: 1st
Stoke City: LLWDL
Leeds United: WDWWW
Stoke City: Scott Hogan (2)
Leeds United: Patrick Bamford (3)
Head to head
Stoke City wins: 29
Leeds United wins: 45
Last time at the Bet 365 Stadium
Stoke City 2 (Clucas 49, Allen 88) Leeds United 1 (Alioski 90+5) - Sky Bet Championship - Saturday 19th January 2019
Marcelo Bielsa will again be without Luke Ayling and Tyler Roberts, whilst there are doubts over Liam Cooper, Stuart Dallas and Barry Douglas. Stoke are without Ryan Shawcross following a serious injury picked up in pre-season.
The key battle
Tom Ince v Kalvin Phillips
Ince is a proven attacking player at Championship level and promises to be a key threat for the Potters. Phillips will be looking to ensure he has a quiet game against the Whites.
Stoke City: 12/5
Leeds United: 23/20
(Odds correct at time of article published)