Team news: Daniel Farke names XI for FA Cup clash

Team news: Daniel Farke names XI for FA Cup clash

Starting line-up announced at Stamford Bridge.

Leeds United are back in action this evening as they face Chelsea in the Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round away at Stamford Bridge.

Daniel Farke has made five changes to his starting line-up for the cup clash, following our league win over the weekend.

Illan Meslier remains in net for the tie, with captain Liam Cooper joined by Joe Rodon, Connor Roberts, and Junior Firpo in our defence.

Ethan Ampadu is back in midfield, and he is joined by Archie Gray, whilst our attack features Dan James, Jaidon Anthony, Joel Piroe and Mateo Joseph.

Tonight’s substitutes bench includes goalkeepers Kristoffer Klaesson and Dani van den Heuvel, alongside Patrick Bamford, Crysencio Summerville, Sam Byram, Willy Gnonto, Glen Kamara, Jamie Shackleton and Charlie Cresswell.

The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7.30pm and will be shown live on ITV 4. For those not in attendance at Stamford Bridge and without access to the stream, you can follow the live Leeds United blog online here.

Starting XI: Meslier, Firpo, Ampadu, Cooper (C), Piroe, Anthony, Rodon, Shackleton, James, Gray, Roberts, Joseph.

Substitutes: Klaesson (GK), van den Heuvel (GK), Cresswell, Kamara, Bamford, Summerville, Shackleton, Byram, Gnonto.