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Confirmed: Leeds United's lineup to face Birmingham City

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Leeds United go to Birmingham City with a strong first XI today.

Leeds player Mateusz Klich in action 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 go to out-of-form Birmingham City in the Championship today as Thomas Christiansen's side look to extend their four-match winning streak to five.

United have won five of their last six games in a brilliant run of form which has propelled the Whites up to fifth in the Championship, five points behind the automatic promotion spots.

And Christiansen has certainly selected a strong team as Leeds look to maintain their purple patch and end 2017 on a positive note.

Leeds player Mateusz Klich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Kemar Roofe, who has four goals in his last four games, continues to spearhead the attack despite Pierre-Michel Lasogga's return to fitness.

Eunan O'Kane has dropped out of the squad with injury and Mateusz Klich - who hasn't played a Championship game since September - has replaced him in the squad.

Mateusz Klich of Leeds United and Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City during the Caraboa Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King Power Stadium on October...

Conor Shaughnessy has replaced O'Kane in the first XI and it seems like the Irishman, who has normally played at centre-back this season, will operate in a defensive midfield role.

Samu Saiz is back in the squad, but the Spanish wizard can only make the bench, with Pablo Hernandez, with two goals in two games, continuing at number 10.

Leeds United XI: Wiedwald; Ayling, Cooper, Jansson, Berardi; Shaughnessy, Phillips, Cibicki, Hernandez, Alioski; Roofe

Subs: Lonergan, Anita, Pennington, Klich, Lasogga, Saiz, Grot

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