Premier League

Leeds vs Tottenham: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Jude Summerfield
Raphinha's Leeds take on Harry Kane's Tottenham on Saturday
Raphinha's Leeds take on Harry Kane's Tottenham on Saturday / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista / Visionhaus | Getty Images
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The circus that is Tottenham Hotspur will set up camp in Leeds in the Premier League on Saturday as they look to force themselves back into European qualification contention.

Spurs seemed primed to make a march on the top four after their stunning victory over Manchester City, but a turgid loss at Burnley has seen their Champions League hopes fade again.

In Leeds, they face a side in free-fall. Marcelo Bielsa's side have lost four of their last five games and have the worst defensive record in the Premier League, letting in 56 strikes in 25 matches.

Here's 90min's preview of Saturday's early kick off.


How to watch Leeds vs Tottenham on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Saturday 26 February, 12:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Elland Road
TV channel/live stream? BT Sport 1 (UK), USA Network (US), DAZN (Canada)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube, BBC Match of the Day (22:30)
Referee? Craig Pawson
VAR? Jarred Gillett


Leeds team news

Diego Llorente and Robin Koch are both available for Saturday, easing Bielsa's worries in central defence. Leo Hjelde, Patrick Bamford, Kalvin Phillips and Liam Cooper will all definitely be absent.

There should certainly be changes to the side that got played off the park in the 6-0 defeat at Liverpool.


Tottenham team news

Rodrigo Bentancur picked up an ankle problem in midweek and will not be available, meaning Harry Winks may partner Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in central midfield. Japhet Tanganga and Oliver Skipp are Tottenham's only other confirmed absentees.

The Italian was furious after defeat at Burnley and may ring the chances for Saturday lunchtime, particularly in the wing-back positions where Emerson Royal and Ryan Sessegnon looked particularly toothless.


Leeds vs Tottenham score prediction

While they have been commended for their style of play, Leeds' defensive record is shocking - they have let in 16 goals in their last four games alone - and need to arrest this slide in order to avoid getting sucked into a relegation battle.

Spurs will just be glad to get to Saturday's game with Conte still in charge. The Italian delivered a dramatic post-match verdict after the defeat at Burnley and will demand a response at Elland Road.

Thankfully for him, Leeds' full-throttle approach should play into Spurs' hands - especially if forwards Harry Kane and Son Heung-min get as much space as they did at the Etihad last week.

Prediction: Leeds 2-3 Tottenham


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