Paul Merson predicts Leeds United v Reading

Luis Hernandez of Mexico tries to tackle Paul Merson of England during the Star Sixe's match between England and  Mexico at The O2 Arena on July 15, 2017 in London, England.

Leeds United and Reading will face each other in the Championship this weekend.

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.

Former Arsenal attacking midfielder Paul Merson predicted on the Sky Sports Daily show on Sky Sports News on Friday morning (11:20am, October 13, 2017) that Leeds United will win against Reading this weekend.

Leeds will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Reading at home in the Championship.

The West Yorkshire outfit will head into the match against the Royals at Elland Road on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Sheffield Wednesday away from home at the Hillsborough Stadium in the league.

Former Arsenal star Merson has backed the Whites to pick up all three points from the encounter courtesy of a 1-0 win.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

“I have just gone Leeds 1-0,” said Merson on the Sky Sports Daily show on Sky Sports News on Friday morning (11:20am, October 13, 2017) that Leeds United will win against Reading this weekend.

“I think this is a good game for Leeds, Reading not doing great, Leeds just going through a little bad patch.”

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Reading's start to the season has been far from impressive, and it is hard to see the Royals win at Elland Road.

Although Leeds’s recent results and performances have not been great, Thomas Christiansen’s side should be able to manage a win.

Playing at home is going to give Leeds an advantage as well against Jap Stam’s Reading.

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