Four Leeds United players who should be dropped for Sheffield Wednesday clash

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Leeds United need to make changes for their weekend clash against Sheffield Wednesday.

Leeds United slipped to a 2-1 loss to Ipswich Town, ending their eight game unbeaten streak.

It was the Tractor Boys who ended their unbeaten run earlier in the season at Elland Road, but this was even more cruel, with Brett Pitman scoring a last minute winner.

Leeds must pick themselves up to go again, as they have a big derby game at the weekend against in form Sheffield Wednesday.

It is the ideal time to make changes, and here are four players head coach Steve Evans needs to drop

Scott Wootton

It's a little of a mystery how Scott Wootton has remained in the side this long, and last night was not one of his better games at right-back. Gaetano Berardi remains out, and Sam Byram is doing a generally good job on the wing, so Evans should bring in Lewie Coyle. The academy prospect should relish the chance to start his first game in a derby, and could turn out to be a revelation like Charlie Taylor proved to be 12 months ago.

Alex Mowatt

Alex Mowatt is capable of being outstanding, but upon his return from injury he was poor against Ipswich. Steve Evans should consider starting Luke Murphy in his place and keeping Mowatt on the bench, as judging from his display at Portman Road, starting twice in five days may be asking too much fitness wise considering he has had a spell on the treatment table.

Souleymane Doukara

Souleymane Doukara 'has something', and can be a good contributor for this Leeds side. What he is not, is able to lead the line effectively on his own over 90 minutes. If Chris Wood is not fit then Mirco Antenucci should get a chance to start up front, and Doukara would be better suited to being an impact player off the bench.

Liam Cooper or Giuseppe Bellusci

Club captain Sol Bamba should come back into the side for the weekend game, and who should sit out is a tough choice between Cooper and Giuseppe Bellusci. Cooper was slow to react for Pitman's winner, and Bellusci could relish the battle against fellow Italian and dangerman Fernando Forestieri, so he could get the nod against Wednesday, although an alternate case could easily be stated as he did not impress either against Ipswich.

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