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PREVIEW: LEEDS UNITED (A)

3 March 2020

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Everything you need to know ahead of Town vs Leeds United

- Look ahead to Town’s game against the Whites
- All the info on Marcelo Bielsa’s side
- Coach travel still available

Huddersfield Town travel to Elland Road on Saturday 7 March 2020 for a 3pm kick-off against Leeds United in the Sky Bet Championship.

Town will be looking to build on their current run as they go into the weekend’s fixture off the back of two consecutive home victories against Bristol City and Charlton Athletic.

The Whites also come into this game off the back of a 4-0 win over Hull City. Marcelo Biesla’s side have won their last four games and will be looking to extend their unbeaten run to six games.

In the reverse fixture in December 2019, Town were beaten 2-0 at the John Smith’s Stadium.

THE OPPOSITION

Ahead of this weekend’s fixture, Leeds sit second in the Sky Bet Championship, putting them in the automatic promotion places just behind West Bromwich Albion.

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Marcelo Bielsa’s side will be hoping to continue their winning ways, having won 20 games out of 36 so far, the most won by any team in the Sky Bet Championship this season.

The Whites have a solid form on home ground, having gained 31 out their 68 points at Elland Road.

Since the turn of the year, the promotion hopefuls have won five games and grabbed 17 points.

ONES TO WATCH

PATRICK BAMFORD

The centre-forward signed for Leeds United from Middlesbrough ahead of the 2018/19 season. He’s been a mainstay of Marcelo Biesla’s starting XI so far, making 34 out of a possible 36 starts. He’s currently the Whites’ top goal scorer of the season on 12 goals, he’s also bagged three assists.

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KALVIN PHILLIPS

After progressing through Leeds United's youth ranks, Leeds-born Phillips signed his first professional deal with the club in the summer of 2014. The 24-year-old has made 31 starts for the Whites so far this season and signed a new 5-year contract with the Club in September 2019.

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HELDER COSTA

The Portgual international joined on a season long loan ahead of the 2019/20 season. The winger has made his mark at Elland Road, appearing in all 36 games so far, and his deal will become permanent in July 2020. He’s the first player to wear the Whites’ number 17 shirt since 2014.

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TEAM NEWS - TOWN

Manager Danny Cowley will detail Huddersfield Town’s latest team news at his press conference on Friday 6 March 2020.

Danny was without Tommy Elphick (knee), Jonathan Hogg (knee) and Andy King (hamstring) in their game against Charlton Athletic.

TEAM NEWS - LEEDS

January signing Jean-Kevin Augustin (hamstring), Ryan Edmondson (knee), Leif Davis (knee) and Adam Forshaw (hip) are all unlikely to feature for the Whites.

Kiko Casilla will also be unavailable for selection due to an eight-match ban for racist language.

TICKETS

Tickets for the game at Elland Road have sold out, however coach travel is still available to purchase - CLICK HERE for full details.

Please DON’T travel to Elland Road without a ticket.

KIT

Town will be back in navy for the trip to Elland Road - CLICK HERE to buy yours!

Please note that there are limited sizes available.

SUPPORTER INFORMATION

If you’re travelling to Elland Road, CLICK HERE to see an away guide!

iFOLLOW HTAFC

Huddersfield Town fans that live outside the UK can watch the game live with an International Match Pass for only £5.

UK Supporters will be able to listen to in-game commentary from the John Smith’s Stadium if they purchase an Audio Match Pass. The audio commentary is also available to those supporters who have a monthly or season iFollow HTAFC passes.


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