Team news: Gjanni Alioski to make his 150th appearance

Team news: Gjanni Alioski to make his 150th appearance

Starting XI named for our FA Cup fixture.

Marcelo Bielsa has made seven changes for our FA Cup 3rd Round fixture today against Crawley Town at The People's Pension Stadium.

Replacing Illan Meslier between the goal posts is Kiko Casilla, making his second appearance of the season for Leeds United. In front of him and making up our defence is captain Liam Cooper, who is back in the team having recovered from a recent injury, alongside youngsters Pascal Struijk and Leif Davis, and Gjanni Alioski who makes his 150th appearance for the club this afternoon.

Kalvin Phillips keeps his place in the team along with Rodrigo who will be looking to add to his goals tally, with the rest of the starting XI completed by Jamie Shackleton, Pablo Hernandez, Ian Poveda and Helder Costa.

Today's substitutes bench includes Jack Harrison and Raphinha joined by members of the Under-23 squad Elia Caprile, Sam Greenwood, Jack Jenkins, Olly Casey and Niall Huggins. 

There are a number of first-team players rested for the visit to Crawley today with Robin Koch and Adam Forshaw still making their way back from injury.

Kick-off is at 1.30pm and supporters can watch the match live on BBC One or you can follow the online blog on the Leeds United website.

Leeds United: Kiko Casilla, Liam Cooper (C), Pascal Struijk, Leif Davis, Ezgjan Alioski, Kalvin Phillips, Jamie Shackleton, Pablo Hernandez, Ian Poveda, Helder Costa, Rodrigo.

Subs: Elia Caprile, Raphinha, Jack Harrison, Sam Greenwood, Jack Jenkins, Oliver Casey, Niall Huggins.