Leeds vs Preston: Championship preview and predicted line-ups

first_img goalless 2 Bielsa’s side have made an excellent start to the Championship season Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship stalemate REPLY EFL result Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack ROUND-UP impact Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place Alex Neil (Preston North End): “Football is simple, you go through difficult spells at times and have good times. We finished seventh last season and have not started this season well. But it doesn’t mean that these players have gone from being good players to bad. It doesn’t mean the way we have been playing has gone from good to bad. What we have to do is stick our chests out and say, ‘Let’s prove people wrong and show what we can do’. If we don’t have that kind of mentality, we are in the wrong business.”Where can you listen to the match?You can hear live commentary of Leeds vs Preston on talkSPORT2 from 7.30pm.The channel is available through most DAB radios, via the talkSPORT mobile app and our web player.Team newsMarcelo Bielsa has named an unchanged line-up from their draw at Millwall at the weekend while Preston have made two changes from their defeat to Reading at the weekend. Latest Championship news Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues Leeds United are looking to extend their unbeaten start to the season when they host Preston North End on Tuesday night.Marcelo Bielsa’s side remain the only Championship side yet to suffer a league defeat this term, and they sit top of the table – one point ahead of Brentford, Bristol City and Middlesbrough. GREAT NEWS Leeds: Peacock-Farrell, Ayling, Jansson, Cooper, Douglas, Phillips, Harrison, Samuel, Klich, Alioski, RobertsSubs: Forshaw, Dallas, Pearce, Blackman, Baker, Edmondson, ClarkePreston North End: Rudd, Fisher, Clarke, Davies, Earl, Browne, Johnson, Barkhuizen, Harrop, Robinson, MoultSubs: Gallagher, Hughes, Burke, Barker, Maxwell, Huntington, Nmecha Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancer Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off 2 Bamford has been ruled out until the new year Unlike Leeds, Preston have started the campaign woefully, having secured just a single win from their seven matches to date. With only five points to their name, the Lilywhites sit second bottom of the table; only winless Ipswich are below them.However, Preston have already secured a win against Leeds this season, beating the Elland Road club in the Carabao Cup last month.What the managers are sayingMarcelo Bielsa (Leeds United): “They are a special team. Preston’s players have the skills to move the ball but they also have the aggression of teams with less skill. It’s a mix between skills and aggression and it’s an attractive mix. They have a position in the table they do not deserve.”We all think that when we make early conclusions, it means we have a lot of knowledge. You can’t anticipate the results in football. The day when you can predict the results in football, football won’t be that attractive. Technology is trying to make many efforts and I don’t think we should go this way. Football is famous because of it’s unpredictability.”last_img

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