Leeds United v QPR: Shackleton and Saiz start as Bamford makes the bench

Leeds United's Samuel Saiz makes first start since Ipswich Town.
Leeds United's Samuel Saiz makes first start since Ipswich Town.
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Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa has made two changes to his starting line-up for the visit of Queens Park Rangers.

Liam Cooper and Stuart Dallas both come out of the side following injuries and have been replaced by Jamie Shackleton and Samuel Saiz.

Shackleton has been handed his home league debut and will start on the right side of defence in a 4-1-4-1 formation as Saiz starts for the first time since a 2-0 win over Ipswich Town on October 24.

Bailey Peacock-Farrell retains his place in goal with Kalvin Phillips set to partner Pontus Jansson in the centre of defence.

Barry Douglas starts at left-back with Adam Forshaw expected to sit in front of the back four. Gjanni Alioski and Pablo Hernandez start on the wing with Mateusz Klich and Saiz supporting lone striker Kemar Roofe.

Whites striker Patrick Bamford is also included in a match day squad for the first time since August 31 after recovering from a knee injury.

Leeds United starting XI: Peacock-Farrell, Shackleton, Douglas, Jansson, Phillips, Forshaw, Klich, Alioski, Hernandez (c), Saiz, Roofe. Subs: Huffer, Halme, Clarke, Davis, Baker, Harrison, Bamford.

QPR starting XI: Lumley, Rangel, Leistner, Lynch, Bidwell, Wszolek, Cameron, Luongo, Freeman, Eze, Wells. Subs: Ingram, Furlong, Cousins, Scowen, Hemed, Smith, Osayi-Samuel.