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Leeds predicted lineup vs Man City - Premier League

Craig Vickers
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Leeds welcome Man City to Elland Road in the Premier League as Jesse Marsch's side look to ease their relegation concerns.

The Yorkshiremen were held to a goalless draw at Crystal Palace last time out, which moved them five points clear of safety.

However, Marsch is acutely aware that his side could be dragged into a dramatic relegation tussle with games against Arsenal and Chelsea to follow the visit of Man City this weekend.

In the meantime, here's how Leeds could shape up.


Leeds predicted lineup vs Man City (4-2-3-1)

Jack Harrison
Leeds still need points to survive / Stu Forster/GettyImages

Illan Meslier (GK) - Has endeared himself to Marsch with his ball-playing ability out of defence.

Luke Ayling (RB) - Endured a torrid time with injuries this season and he will be cherishing every moment on the pitch between now and the end of the campaign.

Diego Llorente (CB) - Impressed in the draw with Palace as Leeds secured back-to-back clean sheets.

Liam Cooper (CB) - Marsch described the Scotland international as the best captain he's ever worked with.

Stuart Dallas (LB) - Has fond memories against Man City, memorably scoring a double for a ten-man Leeds in a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium last season.

Robin Koch (DM) - Likely to come in after replacing Mateusz Klich at the interval at Selhurst Park.

Kalvin Phillips (DM) - Caused a stir among the Crystal Palace faithful with his comments on Wilfried Zaha after Monday's clash.

Raphinha (RM) - Continues to be the difference maker for Leeds, and you can usually rely on him to create or convert a chance.

Rodrigo (AM) - Has netted three times in his last five games, enjoying the most fruitful spell of his Leeds career in front of goal.

Jack Harrison (LM) - Another player who has found his shooting boots in recent weeks, and the extra pace afforded by City should benefit him.

Dan James (ST) - Both Marcelo Bielsa and Marsch have valued his pace in attack, but he has failed to find the net since early February.


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