Photos: Five key players for Leeds against Ipswich

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Leeds United need big performances from several players in the game against Ipswich this evening.

Leeds United head into their game against Ipswich this evening looking to bounce back after a disappointing defeat in the Championship against Watford last weekend.

Leeds boss Neil Redfearn will be looking for a number of things from his team and he could make a few changes to his line-up to try and get more out of all areas.

Here are five key players for the Whites ahead of the game.

Marco Silvestri

The goalkeeper needs to be at the top of his game. He’ll be vital in a variety of different situations because Ipswich could try and attack Leeds aerially and look to exploit a possible lack of confidence in the defence after the weekend.

Liam Cooper

Cooper needs to lead by example. This is a good chance for him to show he can martial the defence and keep everyone organised, demanding more from the team if they start poorly and keeping them calm if they start well.

Sam Byram

Byram will be important in terms of moving the ball quickly through the midfield. He provides a tiny bit of width to the team and needs to utilise his pace effectively over the course of the game to try and keep the Ipswich defence on the back foot.

Casper Sloth

Could come into the team with Rodolph Austin out of action. It’s a big game for him and one where he should be looking to make a big impression and show Redfearn why he should stay in the side over the next few weeks.

Billy Sharp

A popular player and a forward who never stops moving and working hard up front for the club. He got a goal against the Hornets and should be determined to try and keep his momentum going during and after this match.

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