Predicted Leeds side to play Sheffield Wednesday: Lasogga and Saiz should start

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Here is how we predict Leeds United will line up against Sheffield Wednesday this weekend:

Leeds manager Thomas Christiansen looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Leeds United travel to Hillsborough this weekend to take on Sheffield Wednesday in their latest Championship clash.

The Whites crashed to a 3-1 defeat against Cardiff City on Tuesday and Thomas Christiansen's side will be desperate to bounce back as soon as possible, but it will not be easy against an Owls side with promotion hopes of their own.

Samuel Saiz of Leeds United in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

There may be seven points separating the two teams as tings stand but a couple of victories can turn thigns on their head - just as Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce.

Christiansen made some tough decisions in his last team selection and they did not all pay off, with some Leeds fans bemoaning the absence of summer signings Samu Saiz and Pierre-Michel Lasogga.

Both are expected to return to the starting XI for this game, while Matthew Pennington looks set to stand in for the suspended Liam Cooper and Whites fans will be hoping Eunan O'Kane has recovered from illness for Sunday's match.

Leeds may have lost to Cardiff but they are still in a great position and they are primed for a challenge on the top-two places between now and May.

With everything in mind, here is how we expect Leeds to line up on Sunday afternoon:

Predicted Leeds side to play Wednesday

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