Leeds – Hull City 23.12.2017.

local derby 

Leeds United XI (predicted): Wiedwald; Ayling, Jansson, Cooper, Beradi; Vieira, Phillips; Cibicki, Saiz, Alioski; Roofe

Leeds United a victory which could see them move into the play-off places.

Three wins and a draw in their last four ensure Leeds arrive at Christmas in red-hot form.

Leeds United team news

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen could name an unchanged side for the visit of Hull City as he aims to celebrate Christmas with a third straight win.

One player sure to miss out is striker Caleb Ekuban.

Hull City:

Hull City XI (predicted): McGregor; Aina, Mazuch, Dawson, Tomori; Larsson, Stewart; Grosicki, Toral, Bowen; Dicko.

Hull City won’t let the club’s extensive injury list be an excuse this festive period.

In the weeks prior to and following Nigel Adkins’ arrival at the club, the Tigers squad has been decimated through injuries to key first-team players.

In his two opening games at the helm, Adkins has been without eleven key players on both occasions,

Who will play in midfield?
If injuries have hit one particular area of the field hardest, it’s the midfield. As mentioned above David Meyler, Markus Henriksen and Kevin Stewart are all struggling with short-term problems at the minute, not to mention the issues with Evandro, James Weir and of course Ryan Mason.