Team news: Daniel Farke names XI to face Blackburn Rovers

Team news: Daniel Farke names XI to face Blackburn Rovers

Starting line-up announced at Elland Road.

Leeds United are back in action this afternoon as they take on Blackburn Rovers in the Sky Bet Championship.

Daniel Farke has made a number of changes for the clash, with Connor Roberts, Willy Gnonto and Joel Piroe all coming in to the starting line-up.

Illan Meslier remains in goal for the game, whilst captain Ethan Ampadu is joined by Roberts, Joe Rodon and Junior Firpo in our defence.

Ilia Gruev and Archie Gray link up in our midfield with Gnonto and Piroe featuring alongside Crysencio Summerville and Georginio Rutter in the Leeds United attack.

Our substitutes bench tonight features Liam Cooper, Patrick Bamford, Dan James, Jaidon Anthony, Glen Kamara, Mateo Joseph, Sam Byram, Joe Gelhardt, and goalkeeper Karl Darlow.

Kick-off is scheduled for 12.30pm and will be streamed live on Sky Sports. For those without access and those not in attendance at Elland Road, you can follow the live Leeds United blog online here.

Starting XI: Meslier (GK), Firpo, Ampadu (C), Piroe, Summerville, Rodon, Gray, Rutter, Gnonto, Roberts, Gruev.

Substitutes: Darlow (GK), Cooper, Kamara, Bamford, Anthony, James, Byram, Gelhardt, Joseph.