Jake Livermore has interesting theory why West Brom might have upper hand on Leeds

Jake Livermore of West Bromwich Albion and Jackson Irvine of Hull City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and West Bromwich Albion at KCOM Stadium on November 3, 2018...

West Bromwich Albion play host to Leeds United in the Championship tomorrow.

WBA player Jake Livermore (l) is challenged by Abdoulaye Doucoure of Watford during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Watford at The Hawthorns on September 30, 2017...

West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore spoke to reporters ahead of his side's clash with Leeds at the Hawthorns tomorrow, and shared why he believes the visitor's expansive playing style might just play right into his team's hands, as quoted by the Express & Star.

The Baggies have made an inauspicious start to their 2018/19 Championship campaign, and they currently sit in seventh spot in the table, five points adrift of league leaders Leeds.


The Whites head to the Hawthorns tomorrow full of confidence after earning three points away at Wigan last weekend, so West Brom will undoutbedly be in for a tough afternoon.

If Darren Moore's men play to the level that they are capable of, however, Leeds themselves will be in for a really tough match.

Livermore spoke to reporters ahead of tomorrow's clash with the west Yorkshire outfit, and explained why Marcelo Bielsa's men's playing style might just give West Brom a good chance of winning the game, as quoted by the Express & Star:

Jake Livermore of England and Timo Werner of Germany battle for possession during the International friendly match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on November 10, 2017 in...

“They’re coming here to play good football, I’d imagine, and maybe that’ll help us in the system that we’re in. We’ve found it difficult against those teams that try and play a more direct way and sit in – we’ve found that quite difficult. With Leeds coming to play an expansive game and play football, it’ll be a match of football rather than (trying) to disrupt it.”

The game between West Brom and Leeds kicks off at 17:30 and can be seen exclusively live on Sky Sports.

WBA player Jake Livermore in action during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at The Hawthorns on May 5, 2018 in West Bromwich, England.

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