We look ahead to Saturday's clash.
Leeds United host Neil Harris’ Cardiff City on Saturday (3:00 pm) in the Sky Bet Championship. The Whites go into this fixture at the summit of the table, following a 10 game unbeaten run, looking to extend that further. Cardiff have only lost one game in their last five and sit in ninth place, three points off the Play-Offs.
Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa
Cardiff City: Neil Harris
Leeds United: 1st
Cardiff City: 9th
Leeds United: Patrick Bamford (7)
Cardiff City: Joe Ralls, Danny Ward (5)
Head to head
Leeds United wins: 17
Cardiff City wins: 28
Last time at Elland Road
Leeds United 1(Bamba, own goal 54) Cardiff City 4 (Paterson 9, Hoilett 41, Morrison, 45, Pilkington 88) – Saturday 3rd February 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)
Tyler Roberts, Jamie Shackleton and Adam Forshaw all miss out through injury. Liam Cooper is back in contention to make the squad. The Bluebirds could be without forward Junior Hoilett after he limped out of their game midweek against Brentford. Jazz Richards and Sol Bamba could also miss out.
The key battle
Stuart Dallas v Nathan Mendez-Laing
Dallas man-marked highly rated Hull City forward Jarrod Bowen on Tuesday and kept him at bay all evening. This was Leeds’ 12th clean sheet, conceded just 10 goals all season. Cardiff winger Mendez-Laing has played 15 times this season, he has scored and assisted twice so far.
Leeds United: 1/3
Cardiff City: 8/1 (Odds correct at time of article published)