LU vs BUR Dream11: Leeds United will be looking to bounce back from last weekend's heavy defeat to Manchester United when they welcome Burnley to Elland Road in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. A bigger clash of styles will be hard to find in this season’s Premier League but make no mistake, both teams are excellent at what they do and have reaped the rewards under Marcelo Bielsa and Sean Dyche respectively. Games involving Leeds have seen plenty of entertainment this season with the Whites conceding the most of any Premier League side so far with 30 goals shipped already, but also 24 goals scored which is a full 16 more than the Clarets.
Leeds United vs Burnley, Premier League
27th December, 5:30 pm (IST)
Elland Road, Leeds
LU – L-L-W-D-W
Head-to-head: Leeds United and Burnley have faced off 60 times till date. Leeds United have won 31 of those games while Burnley have won just 18. 11 matches have ended in draws.
Last meeting: Leeds United (3) 2-2 (5) Burnley
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LU vs BUR Prediction, Team News, Starting XI
A) Leeds United Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Liam Cooper who is out with an abdominal strain and he joins long-term absentee Koch on the sidelines. Gaetano Berardi and Adam Forshaw are also unavailable due to injury.
Doubtful: The like of Diego Llorente is back in training, but whether or not they play any part remains doubtful in LU vs BUR Dream11 Prediction.
Expected changes: Spanish defender Diego Llorente is available for selection and could play his first match for Leeds. He was out with a muscle strain.
LU Playing 11 (probable):
Meslier; Dallas, Ayling, Llorente, Alioski; Phillips; Raphinha, Rodrigo, Klich, Harrison; Bamford
B) Burnley Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Jack Cork and Johan Berg Gundmundsson are still recovering from their injuries and are ruled out of this game as well.
Doubtful: Sean Dyche could be without wingers Robbie Brady and Dwight McNeil as both players were taken off early in last week's game. Matej Vydra is also doubtful for this one after tweaking a muscle in his back.
Expected changes: Dyche is unlikely to see no reason to change the XI that started the 2-1 win over Wolves.
BUR Playing 11 (probable):
Pope; Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Taylor; Brady, Westwood, Brownhill, Barnes; Rodriguez, Wood
LU vs BUR Today Match Prediction:
Burnley, as mentioned, will enter Sunday's contest in good form, and the Clarets are more than capable of picking up a positive result; we just a feeling for Leeds in this match, though, backing the Whites to pick up all three points courtesy of a narrow success. We predict a 2-1 win for Leeds in the LU vs BUR Today Match Prediction .
DEF: Taylor, Tarkowski, Ayling
MID: Westwood, Brownhill, Harrison, Klich
FW: Wood, Bamford, Moreno
LU vs BUR Dream11, Captain & Differential Picks
Captain Options –
Aston Villa –
Patrick Bamford – Bamford has 9 goals and a total of 16 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 43.79%. He had a total of 16 big chances.
Mateusz Klich – Klich has 3 goals and a total of 7 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 18.75%. He had a total of 1 big chances.
Crystal Palace –
Chris Wood – Wood has 3 goals and a total of 15 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 13.04%. He had a total of 18 big chances.
Jay Rodriguez – Rodriguez has a total of 1 assists, 2 key passes and he created a total of 3 chances.
Differential Picks –
Josh Brownhill – Brownhill has a total of 7 blocks, 42 ariel duels and a total number of 53 tackles.
Jack Harrison – Harrison has 2 goals and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 11.76%. He had a total of 7 big chances.