Leeds United might be seeking to get again to successful methods as they host Burnley after a 6-2 humbling towards Manchester United. Burnley have regarded in significantly better form of late and so they appear to be shifting on from their early-season stoop.
Leeds United are presently sitting at 14th on the desk with 17 factors to this point. Burnley are sixteenth with 13 factors. Leeds United have put up a courageous entrance from the get-go this season however their fearlessness has additionally been their undoing on a number of events notably final week towards Manchester United.
Bielsa’s males vacated far an excessive amount of area within the centre for the likes of Bruno Fernandes and Scott McTominay to take advantage of and so they paid the value for that. Nonetheless, Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that they will not be altering their model of play simply due to the poor outcome they suffered at Outdated Trafford.
Burnley are on a very good run having picked eight of a attainable 12 factors from their final 4 matches. They drew towards Everton and Aston Villa and picked up wins towards Arsenal and Wolves. They’re presently three factors off the drop zone and can need to make certain they keep away from it heading into the brand new yr.
One factor about this match is that Leeds United have been one of the vital entertaining sides within the Premier League and so they have scored 24 objectives whereas conceding 30. That’s the greatest attacking return within the backside half of the desk and the worst defensive file within the league.
Burnley have scored solely eight objectives to this point this time period. We get the sensation that one thing goes to present right now.
Leeds United vs Burnley Head-to-Head
Leeds United and Burnley have confronted off 60 occasions until date. Leeds United have gained 31 of these video games whereas Burnley have gained simply 18. 11 matches have resulted in attracts. The final time these two sides met was within the League Cup in 2017 and Leeds United gained on penalties away from residence.
Leeds United kind information: W-L-L-W-L
Burnley kind information: L-D-W-D-W
Leeds United vs Burnley Staff Information
Leeds United might be with out captain Liam Cooper who’s out with an belly pressure and he joins long-term absentee Koch on the sidelines. Spanish defender Diego Llorente is offered for choice and will play his first match for Leeds. He was out with a muscle pressure.
Gaetano Berardi and Adam Forshaw are additionally unavailable as a consequence of damage.
Accidents: Gaetano Berardi, Adam Forshaw, Robin Koch and Liam Cooper
Uncertain: Diego Llorente
Sean Dyche may very well be with out wingers Robbie Brady and Dwight McNeil as each gamers had been taken off early in final week’s sport. Matej Vydra can be uncertain for this one after tweaking a muscle in his again. Jack Cork and Johan Berg Gundmundsson are nonetheless recovering from their accidents and are dominated out of this sport as effectively.
Accidents: Jack Cork and Johan Berg Gundmundsson
Uncertain: Matej Vydra, Robbie Brady and Dwight McNeil
Leeds United vs Burnley Predicted Lineups
Leeds United Predicted XI (4-1-4-1): Ilian Meslier; Stuart Dallas, Luke Ayling, Liam Cooper, Ezgjan Alioski; Kalvin Phillips; Raphinha, Rodrigo, Matuesz Klich, Jack Harrison; Patrick Bamford
Burnley Predicted XI (4-4-2): Nick Pope, Matthew Lowton, James Tarkowski, Ben Mee, Charlie Taylor, Robbie Brady, Ashley Westwood, Josh Brownhill, Dwight McNeil, Chris Wooden, Ashley Barnes
Leeds United vs Burnley Prediction
We’ve not seen a greater hit-or-miss facet than Leeds United. However they may certainly discover objectives towards Burnley and until Sean Dyche’s males can snap out of their poor goalscoring behavior, they may discover it laborious to maintain up with Marcelo Bielsa’s males.
Match prediction: Leeds United 3-1 Burnley
Printed 26 Dec 2020, 12:26 IST