Leeds United's style of play will suit West Brom, claims Jake Livermore

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West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jake Livermore believes Leeds United's style of football will play into the Baggies hands on Saturday evening during the Championship clash at The Hawthorns.

Marcelo Bielsa's men make the trip to the West Midlands following last weekend's 2-1 victory over Wigan Athletic at the DW stadium.

West Bromwich midfielder Jake Livermore in action against Bolton Wanderers.

West Bromwich midfielder Jake Livermore in action against Bolton Wanderers.

United, who sit top of the pile ahead of tomorrow's fixtures, have earned high praise for the expansive free-flowing football the Argentine has instilled into his team this season.

Darren Moore's men though have scored the most amount of goals in the division so far (33) which has seen many of their opponents attempt to stifle their attacking play.

Livermore, who spent a short time on loan at Elland Road making five appearances in the second half of the 2010/11 campaign, believes that Bielsa's style of football will suit Albion in the hotly anticipated clash under the floodlights.

“They’re coming here to play good football, I’d imagine, and maybe that’ll help us in the system that we’re in,” Livermore told the club's official website.

“We’ve found it difficult against those teams that try and play a more direct way and sit in – we’ve found that quite difficult.

“With Leeds coming to play an expansive game and play football, it’ll be a match of football rather than [trying] to disrupt it.

"Their fans are well known [for being loud]. - likewise ours."

The Whites trip to the Hawthorns will kick-off at 5:30pm and is live on Sky Sports Football.