Pascal Struijk starts for Leeds United's under-23s with key duo missing ahead of West Ham clash
Pascal Struijk once again starts for Leeds United's under-23s in Friday night's Premier League Two Division One clash against Blackburn Rovers at York City.
First team centre-back Struijk serves the final game of a three-match ban this weekend for the straight red card he received in the 3-0 loss at home to Liverpool earlier this month,
But Struijk is eligible to play for United's under-23s and lines up alongside the likes of Joe Gelhardt, Sam Greenwood, Cody Drameh and Lewis Bate in the 7pm kick-off at York.
Under-23s captain Charlie Cresswell and winger Crysencio Summerville are not involved ahead of United's Premier League clash against West Ham at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon.
Struijk played the full duration of last Sunday's 4-0 romp at Liverpool's under-23s which has left Mark Jackson's young Whites fourth and in with a chance of going top if beating second-bottom Rovers.
Leeds United under-23s v Blackburn Rovers under-23s: Klaesson, Drameh, Struijk, Bate, Moore, Kenneh, Dean, Greenwood, Gelhardt, Allen, Miller. Subs: Van Den Heuvel, Hjelde, McCarron, McGurk, McKinstry.
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Thank you Laura Collins