Middlesbrough v Leeds predicted lineups and match preview

Middlesbrough Riverside Stadium gates

Leeds travel to the Riverside to take on Middlesbrough this weekend.

To be played on Sunday 27th September 2015 at 13:15. Venue: Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough

Odds: Middlesbrough 8/15, Draw 11/4, Leeds 6/1

Championship title favourites Middlesbrough will be looking for a fifth league win in a row when they take on Leeds United on Sunday.

Boro have lived up to their pre-season billing a one of the hot tips for promotion, with Aitor Karanka's side hitting their stride early in to the campaign.

On Sunday, Karanka can call upon his dangerous front four of Albert Adomah, Stewart Downing, Christian Stuani and David Nugent - a fearsome bunch off attackers who can score goals for fun.

Karanka's side will also contain ex-Leeds United midfielder Adam Clayton, who will be looking to get one over his former club.

Meanwhile, Leeds are also coming off a victory having beaten MK Dons 2-1 last weekend, though Uwe Rosler won't be able to call upon new signing Will Buckley, who will only be registered this week.

Contract rebel Sam Byram looks unlikely to play as the confusion over his future continues, with deadline day arrival Jordan Botaka in line for his first start for Leeds against Boro.

Middlesbrough predicted lineup

  • Dimitrios Konstantopoulos
  • Daniel Ayala
  • George Friend
  • Ben Gibson
  • Tomas Kalas
  • Albert Adomah
  • Adam Clayton
  • Stewart Downing
  • Grant Leadbitter
  • David Nugent
  • Christian Stuani

Leeds predicted lineup

  • Marco Silvestri
  • Gaetano Berardi
  • Charlie Taylor
  • Liam Cooper
  • Sol Bamba
  • Tom Adeyemi
  • Lewis Cook
  • Stuart Dallas
  • Luke Murphy
  • Jordan Botaka
  • Chris Wood

Form Guide

Middlesbrough Form

  • D
  • L
  • W
  • W
  • W
  • W

Leeds Form

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