Lewis Baker warns Leeds must beware one thing against QPR

Leeds United's Lewis Baker during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Leeds United welcome stuttering Queens Park Rangers to Elland Road for Saturday's Championship clash - will Marcelo Bielsa's side win again?

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on October 6, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United responded to their 4-1 humbling at West Bromwich Albion in fine style after the international break.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side have roared back to form with three straight wins, beating Bristol City and Reading at Elland Road before claiming three points away at Sheffield United for the first time since 1992 on Saturday.

But, as Lewis Baker has pointed out, Leeds need to be wary as they welcome Queens Park Rangers to West Yorkshire at 3pm on Saturday afternoon.


Steve McClaren’s side are three games without a win in the Championship but the Chelsea loanee believes that QPR could still cause plenty of problems, especially if Leeds allow them to orchestrate counter-attacks.

“It will be a bit different from the game we just played (against Sheffield United),” Baker told LUTV.

Lewis Baker of England celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Final of the Toulon Tournament between England and France at Parc Des Sports on May 29, 2016 in Avignon,...

“(QPR) will sit behind the ball a little bit and again we need to make sure that we are in locked in to prevent the counter-attack.

“If we play how we did, with the same fight determination, at the weekend, we shouldn’t have a problem."

Whether Baker will get a chance against QPR is up for debate. The 23-year-old was subbed off at half-time in his first Championship start against Reading and was left out entirely for the trip to Bramall Lane last time out.

Baker has yet to make any sort of an impact at Leeds with most of his appearances restricted to brief, second half cameos.

Bersant Celina of Swansea City vies for possession with Mateusz Klich (L), Lewis Baker (C) and Pablo Hernandez (R) of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea...

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