Leeds United v Reading: Baker handed first Whites league start as Peacock-Farrell returns

Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has made two changes for the visit of Reading as Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Lewis Baker come into the Whites starting line-up.

Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 5:53 pm
Updated Tuesday, 27th November 2018, 6:00 pm
Leeds United goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

Peacock-Farrell comes straight back into the team after missing Saturday's victory over Bristol City with a thigh issue, while midfielder Lewis Baker is handed a first Championship start under Bielsa.

Leeds are expected to play a 4-1-4-1 with Liam Cooper and Kalvin Phillips in the centre of defence alongside wing-backs Stuart Dallas and Barry Douglas.

Adam Forshaw will sit in front of the back four with Gjanni Alioski and Pablo Hernandez the wide men with Mateuz Klich and Baker playing off lone striker Kemar Roofe.

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Will Huffer and Aapo Halme both drop to the bench following their debuts at the weekend.

Leeds United XI: Peacock-Farrell, Dallas, Douglas, Phillips, Cooper (c), Baker, Klich, Alioski, Hernandez, Forshaw, Roofe. Subs: Huffer, Halme, Clarke, Clarke, Shackleton, Roberts, Harrison, Saiz.

Reading XI: Jaakkola, Yiadom, Ilori, Moore, Gunter, Bacuna, Rinomhota, Swift, Kelly, Meite, Loader. Subs: Walker, O'Shea, McCleary, Aluko, Sims, Blackett, McNulty.