Preview: Leeds United v Queens Park Rangers

Preview: Leeds United v Queens Park Rangers

We preview Saturday's encounter with QPR.

Leeds United host Mark Warburton’s Queens Park Rangers on Saturday (3:00 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture in third position following two away draws against fellow promotion contenders.


Manager/head coach

Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa

Queens Park Rangers: Mark Warbuton


League position

Leeds United: 3rd

Queens Park Rangers: 8th


Form

Leeds United: WLWDD

Queens Park Rangers: LWDWD


Top scorer

Leeds United: Eddie Nketiah (5)

Queens Park Rangers: Nakhi Wells (8)


Head to head

Leeds United wins: 23

Draws: 16

Queens Park Rangers wins: 20


Last time at Elland Road

Leeds United 2 (Roofe, 45+3, 53) Queens Park Rangers 1 (Wells, 26) –Saturday 8th December 2018 (Championship)


Team news

Pablo Hernandez is back from injury and is in contention to start. However, Adam Forshaw is still out with an injury aswell as Patrick Bamford, Ezgjan Alioski and Barry Douglas who are all doubts for the fixture. Jordan Hugill is back from suspension for the visitors but defender Yoann Barbet and midfielder Matt Smith remain doubtful.


The key battle

Ben White v Nakhi Wells

The big battle will be between QPR’s top scorer and impressive summer signing Ben White. The Bermudan forward has scored seven goals so far this season whilst the Whites have kept seven clean sheets this season in all competitions. Wells opened the scoring at Elland Road last season in a 2-1 win for Leeds.


Latest odds

Leeds United: 8/15

Draw: 18/5

Queens Park Rangers: 33/5 (Odds correct at time of article published)

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