Mark Lawrenson warns Leeds United of lethal striker ahead of Crawley clash in FA Cup

(Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)(Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)
(Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)
Leeds United kick off their FA Cup campaign this weekend, when they take on League Two promotion-chasers Crawley at The People's Pension Stadium.

In his weekly predictions piece for BBC Sport, pundit Mark Lawrenson backed Marcelo Bielsa's side to win 2-0 in Sunday afternoon's third-round clash.

Lawro also picked out one Reds star for the Whites to be wary of, claiming: "Leeds will have to watch out for prolific Crawley striker Max Watters, but they have enough goal power of their own to get through that tie."

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Indeed, the 21-year-old has been in sensational form for his side so far this season, turning heads in the fourth tier and beyond after scoring 16 goals in 18 matches so far this season.

In last season's FA Cup, Leeds were knocked out in the third-round as they went down 1-0 to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium, despite dominating possession against Mikel Arteta's side.