Predicted Leeds United starting XI to play Derby County

Match to be played on Saturday 29th November 2014 at 15:00. Venue: Elland Road, Leeds.

Leeds United host Derby County on Saturday with Neil Redfearn’s men likely to still be smarting after their defeat last weekend.

The Whites looked on course to earn a hard-fought victory against Blackburn Rovers only for some clinical finishing and dodgy goalkeeping to leave Leeds pointless on the day.

Redfearn’s side now face Championship leaders Derby County at Elland Road and it is a testament to the manager’s reputation and the players at his disposal that Leeds really can win this match.

It will not be easy but the side currently 16th in the table could upset the Rams if they play to their full potential.

Redfearn’s big decisions will be who to play in defence following the confusion between Marco Silvestri and Liam Cooper at Ewood Park and whether to bring more experience into the midfield.

It would not be a surprise if Giuseppe Bellusci replaced Cooper at the back but Redfearn’s faith in youth means the trio of midfield youngsters could play on.

Predicted Leeds United line-up: Silvestri, Byram, Pearce, Bellusci, Warnock, Cook, Mowatt, Bianchi, Adryan, Doukara, Antenucci

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