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Byram, Botaka and Adeyemi must start for Leeds United against QPR

Looking ahead to Leeds United's match against Queens Park Rangers this weekend.

Leeds United may not have managed to make it three consecutive league victories when they came up against Rotherham United last weekend, but the Whites will already be focusing on their next match against Queens Park Rangers a week on.

If Steve Evans’ side wins that one they will still be heading very much in the right direction and here we take a look at three players Leeds must start if they want the best chance of winning on Saturday:

Sam Byram

Why Sam Byram is not in the Leeds starting line-up right now is up for discussion, and while every fan has their own thoughts the simple fact is he should be playing ahead of Scott Wootton at right-back.

Byram has only played eight minutes in Leeds’ last three games and he started for the under-21s earlier this week, but not picking him is cutting off your nose to spite your face.

Jordan Botaka

Summer signing Jordan Botaka has impressed when he has come off the bench and against Rotherham late on he showed a spark his side had been lacking up until then.

The DR Congo international deserves to start against QPR and show just how tricky he can be from the outset.

Tom Adeyemi

Luke Murphy has plenty of fans but the midfielder was well below par against Rotherham and it is time Tom Adeyemi came back in to replace him.

The player currently on loan from Cardiff City has slipped down the pecking order in recent times but he could bring some additional steel to Leeds starting XI this weekend.

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