Leeds United welcome Wolverhampton Wanderers to Elland Road on Monday night In Premier League 2020-21.
Match Timings: Oct 20, 12:15 AM
The Whites back to Elland Road to host Wolves and they aim to extend their positive start in 2020-21. With losing just one game out of four, Leeds are placed at 9th in the table with seven points. Marcelo Bielsa's side kicked off their Premier League campaign with a brilliant fightback against Liverpool. They lost the encounter 4-3 but they showed tough fight to the champions. At home, they defeated Fulham 4-3 to open their account in the points table and continued their top form against Sheffield United at the end of September with a 1-0 away success. The Whites made another impressive show as they held last season’s runnerup Man City to 1-1 draw, courtesy of Rodrigo Moreno's second-half strike.
Wolves, meanwhile, are placed at 15th in the table with 6 points, including two wins. They started their Premier League 2020-21 campaign with a 2-0 victory against Sheffield United. Their positive start got a break as they lost their next two against Man City and West Ham United. Nuno Espirito Santo's side finally ended their losing streak and overcame Fulham, despite a dull performance. Santo needs to work out on his team issues as they are not putting their potential efforts. After getting the promotion in 2018-19, they finished seventh in their two seasons in the Premier League. Wolves have won their previous three games against Leeds United.
Team News & Possible Lineups
Leeds captain Liam Cooper’s availability is in doubt after suffering a groin injury during the international game for Scotland. Diego Llorente, Adam Forshaw, Gaetano Berardi and Kiko Casilla are also sidelined due to the injury issues. Jack Harrison is expected to come back into the final XI after missing out the Man City game.
Lineup: Meslier; Ayling, Cooper, Koch, Dallas; Costa, Rodrigo, Phillips, Klich, Harrison; Bamford
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Adama Traore would start for Wolves on Tuesday. Nuno might also get his Portuguese players back in the XI. Jonny Castro is also out due to a knee problem and Fernando Marcal has been recovered to get the game tonight.
Lineup: Patricio; Boly, Coady, Kilman; Semedo, Dendoncker, Neves, Marcal; Traore, Jimenez, Podence
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3 goals & 1 assist in Premier League 2020-21
2 goals & 1 assist in Premier League 2020-21
2 goals in Premier League 2020-21
4 goals & 9 assists in Premier League last edition