Team news: Leeds United v Cardiff City

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NEIL REDFEARN has made one change to the Leeds United starting line-up for this afternoon’s home clash with bogey side Cardiff City.

Giuseppe Bellusci, recovered from a calf injury, replaces Liam Cooper, who reverts to the bench, with Sol Bamba taking the skipper’s armband.

Kalvin Phillips makes his home debut for United.

On the bench, fit-again Steve Morison comes in for Edgar Cani, with Casper Sloth dropping out.

Former United captain Lee Peltier returns to the starting line-up for City, with Fabio dropping to the bench.

Up front, Joe Mason and Conor McAleny, on loan from Everton, come in for ex-Rotherham United forward Alex Revell, out with a back injury and Eoin Doyle, named as a replacement.

Cardiff have not lost in 16 matches to Leeds, with United’s last victory coming at the old Ninian Park, when a George McCluskey goal gave Eddie Gray’s a 1-0 win in February 1984.

Leeds’ last home triumph over Cardiff came in a single-goal victory in September 1983.

Leeds United: Silvestri, Wootton, Bamba, Bellusci, Berardi, Murphy, Phillips, Mowatt, C Taylor, Byram, Antenucci. Substitutes: S Taylor, Cooper, Ngoyi, Montenegro, Doukara, Morison, Sharp

Cardiff City: Marshall, Peltier, Ecuele Manga, Morrison, Malone, Ralls, Whittingham, Gunnarsson, Noone, McAleny, Mason. Substitutes: Moore, Fabio, Adeyemi, O’Keefe, Harris, Kennedy, Doyle.

Chris Wood scoresa late in the first half to make reduce the deficit to 3-1 at home to Norwich last season. Picture: Varley.

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