Marcelo Bielsa's predicted Leeds United line-up for Luton Town including a formation change

Leeds United make the trip to Luton Town on Saturday afternoon in the Championship - but how will Marcelo Bielsa line-up?

Friday, 22nd November 2019, 11:15 am
Updated Friday, 22nd November 2019, 11:17 am
Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa. (Getty)

The Whites take on the Hatters at Kenilworth Road this weekend with the hosts favouring a 4-3-1-2 formation. With Graeme Jones opting for two up front, Bielsa would be expected to select a back three for the fixture. Here's our predicted line-up, with a similar formation (3-3-3-1 or 3-3-1-3) to the Elland Road victory over QPR earlier this month.

Bielsa's number one.
With Luton opting for two up front, we fully expect Bielsa to line-up with a back three. Ayling would be on the right of that.

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With doubts over Liam Cooper this would be the one change for Bielsa, Berardi to come into the heart of defence (and the back three).
As ever, we fully expect White to continue his fine form this season. He completes the back three.
Mr Utility Man. Like the QPR fixture, Dallas could be given a free role as part of a three across midfield either side of Phillips. Expect him to play more on the right as part of an overload.
The anchor in midfield. Never in doubt this spot. Should have Dallas on one side and Klich on the other (in theory but maybe not in viewing).
The big money summer signing has started to produce the goods in recent games and it should just about be enough to keep out Hernandez on the right. Expect him further up alongside Bamford out wide.
Against QPR he was given a free role down the left playing as a combined winger and left-back. Harrison thrived in this role, and should have no problem again.
As the teamsheet reads he's sat a little deeper in this 3-3-3-1 formation, but that won't stop him from his direct running and busy play in midfield.
Tyler the creator. Since his arrival back into the line-up he's been pivotal in United's recent attacking play. Expect him to play just behind striker Patrick Bamford in a free role.
The lone man up front, but with the Whites cavalry right behind. Another goal would certainly help the confidence with Nketiah's imminent return.