Fleetwood Town v Leeds United: Five changes as Hernandez makes debut

Lewie Coyle.
Lewie Coyle.
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NEW signing Pablo Hernandez has been handed his Leeds United debut for tonight’s first round EFL Cup clash at Fleetwood Town.

Whites head coach Garry Monk has made five changes to the side that lost 3-0 at QPR on Sunday with Hadi Sacko making his full Leeds debut.

Liam Cooper also returns from injury at centre-back while there are starts for Kalvin Phillips in midfield and Lewie Coyle at right back.

After starting at Loftus Road on Sunday, Stuart Dallas, Matt Grimes and Sol Bamba all dropped to the bench with Toumani Diagouraga missing altogether, along with Gaetano Berardi who is injured.

There is also a place on the bench for young left back Tyler Denton.

Leeds team v Fleetwood: Green, Coyle, Bartley, Cooper, Taylor, Phillips, Vieira, Hernandez, Sacko, Roofe, Wood. Subs: Turnbull, Denton, Bamba, Grimes, Mowatt, Dallas, Antonsson.