Mark Lawrenson makes shock Leeds United prediction ahead of Chelsea clash
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In his weekly predictions piece for BBC Sport, pundit and broadcaster Mark Lawrenson backed Marcelo Bielsa's side to pick up a shock 2-1 win at Elland Road.
Explaining his choice, the ex-Liverpool star claimed: “Chelsea are going great guns - they are now unbeaten in 11 games since Thomas Tuchel took charge, and they were just too good for Everton on Monday night.
“Leeds, in contrast, have not been on a great run of form recently, with just one win in five league games. I don't think they've been playing that badly though, and they will definitely test Chelsea's improved defence.”
Meanwhile, actor Frank Harper, Lawro's sparring partner for the week, went for a 1-1 draw.
A win for the Whites on Saturday could see them edge closer to breaking into the top half of the table, while the Blues are chasing down a top-four finish.
Speaking ahead of the big game, Bielsa found the time to praise former Whites ace Kemar Roofe for winning the league title with Rangers in Scotland, and claimed: “I follow how each player of the past here is doing and I am very happy that Roofe is able to win the Premier League in Scotland.
“And I regret that he was not able to participate in the last games due to a muscular problem.”