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.
Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa
Queens Park Rangers: Mark Warbuton
Leeds United: 3rd
Queens Park Rangers: 8th
Leeds United: WLWDD
Queens Park Rangers: LWDWD
Leeds United: Eddie Nketiah (5)
Queens Park Rangers: Nakhi Wells (8)
Head to head
Leeds United wins: 23
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)
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.
Leeds United: 8/15
Queens Park Rangers: 33/5 (Odds correct at time of article published)