Leeds welcome Derby to Elland Road on Wed evening for the second leg of their Championship play-off tie holding a slim advantage from the weekend.
Marcelo Bielsa’s aspect were 1-0 winners at Pride Park on Saturday because of Kemar Roofe’s sweetly-struck end ten minutes once the interval,
however – as is turning into the norm once these 2 groups go head-to-head – there was no shortage of arguing.
Derby were awarded a penalty following a late collision between Jayden Bogle and Jack Harrison,
just for Rams boss Frank Lampard to be left umbrageous once referee Craig Pawson upset his call and awarded a free-kick instead once consulting with assistant Eddie sensible.
Marcelo Bielsa are going to be hoping for play-off history to repeat itself once his leeds aspect host derby at Elland Road on Wed evening (agg. 1-0).
It’s history that will not scan well for Frank Lampard’s men as a result of none of the previous seventeen groups to lose the primary leg of a second-tier play-off semi-final reception have progressed to the ultimate.
They travel Yorkshire 1-0 down on combination, once Kemar Roofe’s striker gave leeds a 1-0 ending,
in a very fixture wherever referee Craig Pawson upset his call to award Rams full-back Jayden Bogle a penalty within the ultimate quarter-hour.
Losing the house leg looks doubtless to be decisive for bowler hat, who have under no circumstances fared develop against Bielsa and Leeds this term.
A come back for Waghorn at a hostile Elland Road would provide them a much-needed boost and that they will take encouragement from Roofe’s absence, however the hosts area unit the favourites.
The headline team news from a Leeds perspective is that Roofe – who has scored four goals against derby already this season – can miss the second leg because of a calf strain.
Pontus Jansson could be a doubt, whereas Adam Forshaw, Tyler Roberts, Barry douglas and Gjanni Alioski are all sidelined.
Patrick Bamford might deputise for Roofe once serving his two-match ban for with success deceiving a match official, whereas Forshaw’s place is probably going to be taken by Jamie Shackleton.
Veteran left-back Ashley Cole is back in competition for derby once returning to coaching on Mon within the afermath of a groin injury that has seen him miss the last 5 games.
Lampard is hoping that 13-goal striker Martyn Waghorn are going to be obtainable once an Achilles issue, whereas Duane Holmes is additionally back match.
Leeds XI: Casilla, Ayling, Berardi, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Hernandez, Klich, Shackleton, Harrison, Bamford
Derby XI: Roos, Bogle, Tomori, Keogh, Malone, Mount, Johnson, Wilson, Holmes, Lawrence, Waghorn
TV channel and live stream, and online coverage
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Football and Main Event channels, and is available via Now TV with a day pass on offer for £8.99.
Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app.
You can also follow all the action with New Gersy Sport’s match blog LIVE.
Leeds have crushed derby County thrice this season – they’ve ne’er crushed a aspect fourfold in a very single season in their history.
20% of Derby’s entire defeats altogether competitions this season are against Leeds United (three out of 15).
None of the previous seventeen groups to lose the primary leg of a second-tier play-off semi-final reception have progressed to the ultimate.
Including play-offs, no player has scored a lot of Championship goals against an opponent this season than Leeds striker Kemar Roofe has against derby (four goals).
Leeds 2-4 Derby (7.45pm)
Derby lead 4-3 on aggregate
Dallas turns into open goal (24)
Marriott levels after Casilla blunder (45)
Mount scores 40 seconds after HT (46)
Wilson nets from penalty spot (58)
Dallas solo goal gets Leeds level (62)
Marriott puts Derby back ahead late on (85)
Bamford, Shackleton in; Roofe injured
Bennett replaces Nugent
Play-off semi-final second leg
Leeds lead 1-0 on aggregate