Leeds vs Nottingham Forest: Match preview, team news and predicted line-ups

first_img Leeds face a tough test on Saturday goalless The visitors, beaten just once in their last nine games, will be looking to make it two wins in a week after a resounding 3-0 victory at Bolton on Wednesday.Leeds have lost some of their early season momentum, with just three wins in their last ten games, but they will hope to build on the 2-0 win against Ipswich in midweek which helped them return to the Championship summit.The Whites are currently top but sit level on points with both Middlesbrough and Sheffield United. Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place ROUND-UP Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues Long-term absentees Patrick Bamford and Izzy Brown remain sidelined, while Pontus Jansson is expected to return to the side after serving a one-match ban.Forest skipped Danny Fox missed the Bolton game due to a knock and will be assessed.Predicted line-upsLeeds: Peacock-Farrell; Ayling, Jansson, Phillips, Cooper; Saiz, Phillips, Klich, Hernandez, Roofe, AlioskiNottingham Forest: Pantilimon; Darikwa, Figueiredo, Dawson, Robinson; Colback, Guedioura; Dias, Carvalho, Lolley; Grabban Leeds United will look to open up a lead at the top of the Championship table when they host Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on Saturday evening, kick off 5:30pm.The two historic clubs maintain hopes of returning to the Premier League, with Forest just four points behind their opponents in seventh in what is again a ridiculously tight second tier table. What time is kick-off?Leeds vs Nottingham Forest will kick-off at 5.30pm at Elland Road on Saturday.Where can I listen?You can listen to exclusive radio commentary of the match live on talkSPORT2.Team newsLeeds’ Gaetano Berardi is out through injury, as is fellow defender Barry Douglas. 3 LATEST CHAMPIONSHIP NEWS Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off GREAT NEWS Forest have proven difficult to beat this season Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship REPLY Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ 3 EFL result 3 Douglas will miss the tie stalemate Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancerlast_img read more