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Predicted Leeds line-up to face Bolton: Del Fabro to start

We take a look at the players Neil Redfearn could select for Leeds United's next match.

Leeds take on Bolton Wanderers on Saturday with Neil Redfearn’s men desperate to climb up the Championship table.

Leeds are currently 20th after picking up 24 points from their first 24 matches and after a poor run of form they find themselves just one point clear of the relegation zone.

Saturday’s opponents Bolton are currently five places and five points better off than the Whites, who will have taken plenty of positives from their FA Cup third round performance against Premier League Sunderland.

Leeds may have lost 1-0 but there was plenty for Redfearn to smile about, not least the performance of young centre-back Dario Del Fabro, who some fans have suggested should remain in the starting line-up for Saturday’s fixture.

Charlie Taylor also impressed although Stephen Warnock’s positive injury news means the experienced left-back is likely to return to the side, while Rudy Austin showed against the Black Cats that he remains an effective option for Leeds…when he is on form.

Below is the starting XI we predict Leeds will go with on Saturday:

Predicted Leeds starting XI: Silvestri, Byram, Cooper, Bellusci, Del Fabro, Warnock, Mowatt, Bianchi, Austin, Adryan, Antenucci

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