Norwich City boss Daniel Farke responds when asked to pick winner between Leeds United and Sheffield United

Daniel Farke, Manager of Norwich City looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Hull City at Carrow Road on March 13, 2019 in Norwich, England.

The Canaries play Rotherham in the Championship on Saturday after Elland Road plays host to the Whites and the Blades.

Daniel Farke, Manager of Norwich City looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Hull City at Carrow Road on March 13, 2019 in Norwich, England.

With just nine games left this Championship season, the race for the automatic promotion slots remains as tight as ever, with Norwich City on top of the pile with 75 points, Leeds United two points behind in second, and Sheffield United two further back in third.

Two of those three will lock horns on Saturday in a game which could have a huge bearing on the top two positions, as the Whites host Chris Wilder's Blades at Elland Road in the day's early kickoff.

 

Should Marcelo Bielsa's charges triumph on home turf, they'll leapfrog the Canaries back into top spot and edge five points clear of Sheff Utd, while if the visitors win, they'll climb to second and there will be just two points separating the top three.

Daniel Farke's charges, meanwhile, have a 3pm kickoff away at Rotherham United, a side currently in the relegation zone but level on points with 20th-placed Reading, a sign of things being tight at the other end of the table too.

Norwich City Manager Daniel Farke celebrates victory after full time during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Bristol City at Carrow Road on February 23, 2019 in...

When asked about which side he would rather see win in the Yorkshire derby, Farke is quoted by Sky Sports News as saying: "I don't mind what happens at Elland Road because it's unpredictable what it means for the final table. We can't influence this situation and we are just focused on our Rotherham game.

"These three clubs are in the best position, but I still know West Brom have the quality to add several wins in a row and we have to travel to Middlesbrough soon and they are capable of winning a home game."

Daniel Farke, Manager of Norwich City looks on prior to during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Norwich City at Vitality Stadium on October 30, 2018 in...

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