Preview: Millwall v Leeds United

Preview: Millwall v Leeds United

We preview Saturday's encounter.

Leeds United travel to The Den to face Millwall on Saturday (3:00 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture in second place following an impressive 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion.  Millwall are without a win in their last eight matches and manager Neil Harris left his position with the Lions on Thursday.

 

Manager/head coach

Millwall: Adam Barrett

Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa


League position

Millwall: 18th

Leeds United: 2nd


Form

Millwall: DDLLD

Leeds United: LWDLW


Top scorer

Millwall: Matt Smith, Tom Bradshaw (3)

Leeds United: Patrick Bamford, Eddie Nketiah (4)


Head to head

Millwall wins: 16

Draws: 5

Leeds United wins: 17


Last time at The Den

Millwall 1 (Wallace 56) Leeds United 1 (Harrison 89) – 15th September 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Team news

Pablo Hernandez, Jamie Shackleton, Liam Cooper and Adam Forshaw will miss the game through injury whilst Jordan Stevens is still suspended. Millwall will be without experienced striker Tom Elliot and Jiri Skalak.


The key battle

Matt Smith v Ben White

Impressive summer signing Ben White will be looking to keep former Leeds striker Matt Smith quiet. Smith is joint top goal scorer for the Lions and is a big aerial threat. White has made a great start to the season and won PFA Championship player of the month.


Latest odds

Millwall: 17/4

Draw: 13/5

Leeds United: 4/6 (Odds correct at time of article published)

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