We preview Saturday's encounter.
Leeds United host Tony Mowbray's Blackburn Rovers on Saturday (3:00 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture in third position, looking for their fourth straight win at Elland Road.
Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa
Blackburn Rovers: Tony Mowbray
Leeds United: 3rd
Blackburn Rovers: 16th
Leeds United: LWDDW
Blackburn Rovers: LDLLW
Leeds United: Eddie Nketiah (5)
Blackburn Rovers: Bradley Dack (6)
Head to head
Leeds United wins: 45
Blackburn Rovers wins: 32
Last time at Elland Road
Leeds United 3 (Williams O.G. 33, Roofe 90+1, 90+4) Blackburn 2 (Mulgrew pen 47, 90) – Wednesday 26th December 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)
Barry Douglas is back in contention following a lengthy injury. Ezgjan Alioksi remains sidelined along with Eddie Nketiah, Jamie Shackleton and Adam Forshaw. For the visitors, Darragh Lenihan, Dominic Samuel and Ben Brereton are all back in training but won’t feature in this match.
The key battle
Liam Cooper v Bradley Dack
Highly rated forward, Bradley Dack is Blackburn’s top goal scorer this season. He will face off against the Whites captain Liam Cooper who has been at the heart of the meanest defence in the league, conceding just eight goals.
Leeds United: 9/20
Blackburn Rovers: 13/2 (Odds correct at time of article published)