Predicted Leeds United lineup vs Stoke City as Daniel Farke drops pair to unlock Archie Gray

Leeds United manager Daniel Farke is expected to rotate a handful of players in his starting lineup against Stoke City on Tuesday night.

The Whites will seek to avoid any further slip-ups after being held to a score-draw by local rivals Huddersfield Town last Saturday by defeating the Potters at Elland Road. Stoke secured something of a surprise victory over promotion-chasing Leeds back in October, netting a late set-piece winner after Patrick Bamford had missed a spot-kick to put Leeds in front minutes earlier.

United's No. 9 will be keen to put right the wrongs of several months ago, against the same opponents, and is expected to remain in the side, as is young Archie Gray. The youngster will celebrate his 18th birthday next Tuesday and could be entrusted with a more central role in Leeds' home game against Steven Schumacher's side.

Glen Kamara has tended to miss out when Leeds have played in the FA Cup, instead kept fresh for league games of paramount importance. Due to the quick turnaround between fixtures this week, it's plausible the Finnish international drops out and is replaced in the middle by Gray.

Here's how we expect Leeds to lineup on Tuesday night.

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