Confirmed: Leeds United lineup v Sheffield United

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Millwall and Barnsley at The Den on January 6, 2018 in London, England.

Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds United will face Sheffield United in the Championship this afternoon.

Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Millwall and Barnsley at The Den on January 6, 2018 in London, England.

Leeds United will be looking to return to winning ways this afternoon when they take on Sheffield United away from home in the Championship.

The Whites will head into the match against the Blades at Bramall Lane on the back of a 4-1 defeat to Cardiff City at Elland Road in the league.

The match will also be Paul Heckingbottom’s first in charge of Leeds, having recently replaced Thomas Christiansen’s as the club’s head coach.

Sheffield United Manager Chris Wilder during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Sheffield United at Carrow Road on January 20, 2018 in Norwich, England.

Leeds are 10th in the Championship table at the moment with 44 points from 30 matches, two points behind eighth-placed United and seven off the playoff spots.

Playing at home will give the Blades an advantage, who will be determined to pick up all three points this afternoon and enhance their chances of finishing in the top six of the Championship this season.

Sheffield United haven't lost at home to Leeds since April 1992, according to BBC Sport.

A general view of Bramall Lane beofre the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on August 5, 2017 in Sheffield, England.

This is how Leeds will line up against United at Bramall Lane in the Championship this afternoon:

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