Liverpool v Leeds United: Kick off time and how to watch the Premier League clash on TV and online streams

Leeds United will kick off their long awaited Premier League return today by taking on the Champions at Anfield.

Saturday, 12th September 2020, 12:49 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th September 2020, 12:52 pm
Marcelo Bielsa's men will take on Liverpool at Anfield today

After more than a decade and a half of waiting, the very special day has finally arrived for Leeds United fans. The return of the Whites to the promised land of the Premier League.

Marcelo Bielsa, fresh from signing a new one-year contract at the Elland Road club, will lead his Leeds United team onto the Anfield pitch for the Whites' first game of the Premier League 2020-21 season.

Liverpool v Leeds United kick off time and how to watch

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Liverpool V Leeds United will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Premier League and on Sky Sports Main Event tonight at 5.30pm.

The match will also be broadcast on Sky Sports Ultra HD, in spiffy 4K resolution.

But what if you don't have Sky TV?

Fans can also sign up to stream the game with a NOW TV Day Pass, which gives access to all Sky Sports channels for 24 hours for £9.99.

Now TV is also available for £25 per month for 12 months, a saving of more than 25 per cent, for a limited time.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund boss claimed that both captain Jordan Henderson and midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain would likely miss the game, with both players suffering from knee injuries.

Meanwhile, Xherdan Shaqiri, who was absent much of last season with injury, is also set to miss out with a knee problem.

New summer signing Kostas Tsimikas is also unavailable for the Reds, after the club confirmed the Greek left-back

had tested positive for COVID-19.

Leeds United, on the other hand, look to be in fine fettle ahead of tonight's clash, with the only missing player likely to be long-term absentee Adam Forshaw, who continues to recover from a hip injury suffered almost a year ago.

Leeds United confirmed on Friday that Marcelo Bielsa had signed a new one-year deal with the club to remain as head coach for the 2020/21 season upon the club's return to the Premier League.

Bielsa took the Whites head coach role in June 2018 by signing a two-year deal with the club maintaining the right to extend or terminate the deal at the end of year one.

Affter United's heartbreak of defeat to Derby County in the play-offs semi-finals of May 2019, Bielsa met with United’s board of directors towards the end of May 2019 to express his intention to continue.

Leeds then announced that chairman Andrea Radrizzani had officially exercised the option to extend Bielsa’s contract for a second season in which Leeds then stormed to promotion to the Premier League as Championship champions, finishing ten points clear of second-placed West Brom.

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