Everton v Leeds United team news: Rodrigo stays on bench with Whites unchanged

RECORD signing Rodrigo stays on the Leeds United bench for Saturday evening's Premier League clash at Everton for which the Whites are unchanged.
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Rodrrigo returned following his isolation after testing positive for coronavirus as a second-half substitute in last weekend's goalless draw at home to Arsenal.

But the Spaniard is once again on the bench for Saturday's clash against the Toffees for which both the Whites team and bench is unchanged.

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That means fellow summer recruit Raphinha making his first start away from home with Gjanni Alioski also keeping his place after his display against the Gunners.

ON THE BENCH: Leeds United's record signing Rodrigo. Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images.ON THE BENCH: Leeds United's record signing Rodrigo. Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images.
ON THE BENCH: Leeds United's record signing Rodrigo. Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images.

Diego Llorente (groin), Pablo Hernandez (muscle) and Jamie Shackleton (quad) remain out along with long term absentee Adam Forshaw (hip).

Everton's first choice full-backs Lucas Digne (ankle) and Seamus Coleman (hamstring) are both injured for the hosts.

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has made two changes to his side with Mason Holgate and Tom Davies replacing Digne and Yerry Mina who is on the bench.

Holgate also captains the side.

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Everton: Pickford, Holgate, Keane, Godfrey, Allan, Davies, Doucoure, Iwobi, Rodriguez, Richarlison, Calvert-Lewin. Subs: Lossl, Delph, Sigurdson, Mina, Tosun, Bernard, Gomes.

Leeds United: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Raphinha, Alioski, Harrison, Bamford. Subs: Casilla, Struijk, Davis, Rodrigo, Costa, Roberts, Poveda.

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Thank you Laura Collins