Sheffield United 0-1 Leeds United - recap: Patrick Bamford strikes late at Bramall Lane

Leeds United travel to Sheffield United in the Premier League on Sunday lunchtime - follow all the latest below.

By Joe Urquhart
Sunday, 27th September 2020, 3:55 pm
Leeds United take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.
Leeds United take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Marcelo Bielsa's men return to Premier League action this afternoon having secured their first top flight victory against Fulham last week. The Whites takes on the Blades - who are yet to secure a point this season - at Bramall Lane (KO 12pm). Follow all the latest LIVE below with our match day blog...

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Sheffield United v Leeds United - LIVE BLOG

Last updated: Sunday, 27 September, 2020, 11:57

  • Leeds United travel to Sheffield United on Sunday lunchtime
  • The Whites have won and lost in their opening two games of the season
  • The Blades have lost both of their games so far in league action
  • Kick-off at Bramall Lane is at 12pm
  • Follow every kick live below

Welcome to today’s LIVE match day blog as Leeds United travel to Sheffield United. 

We’ll have all the pre-match build-up, in-game updates and post-match reaction right here so stay tuned.

Our predicted line-up

Early Leeds team news

Club captain Liam Cooper could make his 200th appearance for Leeds this afternoon at Bramall Lane.

Marcelo Bielsa revealed that Pablo Hernandez would need two weeks to recover, so Rodrigo or Tyler Roberts will come into the starting line-up.

New signing defender Diego Llorente could be in the squad for the Yorkshire derby.

Early Sheffield United team news

Chris Wilder will be without suspended defender John Egan.

Lys Mousset is the only other Blades absentee as he is sidelined through injury.



Leeds United’s line-up - confirmed

XI: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Klich, Costa, Roberts, Harrison, Bamford.

Subs: Caprile, Alioski, Struijk, Davis, Shackleton, Poveda, Rodrigo.

Cooper set for milestone

Liam Cooper is set to make his 200th Leeds United appearances this afternoon at Bramall Lane.

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