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Leeds United face Arsenal this weekend, and the Whites need to get a result to get their season back on track.

Leeds have lost their last two games by an aggregate score of 8-2, and a game against Arsenal doesn’t represent things getting any easier.

This is United’s first league game against the Gunners in 16 years, but the two sides did meet in the FA Cup last season, with Arsenal winning 1-0 on that occasion.

Marcelo Bielsa has a number of selection headaches to contend with ahead of this match, and while we don’t envy the Argentine for having to make these decisions, we’ve had a go at predicting how he’ll line up for this one.

Leeds’ predicted XI against Arsenal

We expect Leeds to make two changes from their 4-1 loss to Crystal Palace.

The back four remains largely the same, with Stuart Dallas moving back to left-back after a spell in midfield against Crystal Palace.

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In the midfield there are two changes for the Whites against the Gunners.

Ezgjan Alioski, who is a doubt for the fixture, and Pascal Struijk drop out, with Jamie Shackleton and Rodrigo coming in for the pair.

Rodrigo should be fully recovered after the international break, while Struijk simply hasn’t been good enough in the holding midfield role, being subbed off after just 20 minutes against Aston Villa and failing to deal with Palace a fortnight ago.

Mateusz Klich starts in the Kalvin Phillips role for this one, as the Yorkshire Pirlo remains sidelined.

However, don’t be surprised if you see something more fluid with him and Shackleton interchanging throughout the game.

The wide areas are once again occupied by Jack Harrison and Helder Costa, meaning that Raphinha still awaits his first start for the club.

Up top Patrick Bamford starts once again.

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