Confirmed lineups: Leeds United v QPR at Elland Road

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United will face Queens Park Rangers this afternoon.

Marcelo Bielsa manager of Leeds United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Leeds United at Bramall Lane on December 01, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Leeds United will be looking to maintain their good run of form in the Championship this afternoon when they take on Queens Park Rangers at home.

The West Yorkshire outfit will head into the match against QPR at Loftus Road on the back of a 1-0 win against Sheffield United away from home in the Yorkshire derby.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are second in the Championship table at the moment with 39 points from 20 matches, just a point behind leaders Norwich City.

 

Meanwhile, QPR currently find themselves 11th in the league standings with 28 points from 20 matches.

Steve McClaren’s side will head into the match against Leeds on the back of a 3-2 defeat to Hull City at Loftus Road in the Championship.

It is hard to see QPR finish in the top two of the Championship table this season, but given their performances and results in recent weeks, the London club can challenge for the playoffs.

Queens Park Rangers Manager Steve McClaren looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Queens Park Rangers at Portman Road stadium on October 20, 2018 in...

This is how Leeds and QPR will line up for their Championship game at Elland Road this afternoon:

Meanwhile, Leeds United midfielder Adam Forshaw has praised his teammate Kalvin Phillips for succeeding in his new role.

Forshaw told Leeds Live when asked how hard it is to change roles: “It is hard. If you understand the game, as Kalvin does, you take it in your stride. Good help for the manager and benefits everyone.”

10th February 2018, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, England; EFL Championship football, Sheffield United versus Leeds United; Adam Forshaw of Leeds United carries the ball forward

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