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Preview: Leeds United vs. Chelsea - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Sunday’s Premier League match between Leeds United and Chelsea, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

leeds united When Chelsea The two clubs are unbeaten in their first two Premier League matches as they meet at Elland Road on Sunday afternoon.

However, both Yorkshire and West London clubs have been guilty of giving up the lead on previous trips and will provide further motivation for the weekend’s showdown.

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while head coach Thomas Tuchel He was quick to praise Chelsea’s performance against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, but he spoiled the decisive chance his team missed.

The Blues didn’t necessarily create a lot of chances, but they gave them enough to end the game. Harry KaneLast Gasp Equalizer in a controversial situation.

Passionate exchange with Tuchel Antonio Conte The pair, who dominated the post-match conversation, had to spend the game away from the dugout as a result of the red card.

Nevertheless, Tuchel and his players should be relatively happy with the start of the campaign, as they continue to battle a particularly tough season opener.

Tuchel hopes to see goals from attacking players at Elland Road, including strikes from the penalty spot, corner kicks and smart finishes from wingbacks. Reese James.

Leeds United manager Jesse Marsh celebrates the draw on 13 August 2022© Reuters

From Leeds’ point of view, Jesse Marsh There will be mixed feelings ahead of this contest to see his side take a two-goal lead at Southampton.

They were set to finish the weekend as one of three teams with a 100% record, until the Saints scored two goals in the final 18 minutes of the contest at St Mary’s.

Nevertheless, like Chelsea, Marsh and Leeds should be happy with a start that narrowly avoided relegation to the Championship for the 2021-22 season.

The ambition is much greater this time around, and Marsh has made some sensible additions, but he’ll be aspiring. Patrick Bamford To put together a series of games on the pitch rather than on the sidelines.

yet, Rodrigo Moreno Seizing another chance last weekend, the Spaniard scored twice after half-time and scored three goals in just 155 minutes on the pitch.

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Patrick Bamford during the Leeds United warm-up on 6 August 2022© Reuters

N’Goro Kante He suffered a hamstring injury against Spurs and is expected to miss several weeks.

When Mateo Kovacic Also, there is a high possibility that he will miss due to a knee problem, Ruben Loftus-Cheek Also Conor Gallagher Active in Chelsea’s midfield.

Cesar Azpilicueta He could have gone back three to allow James to return to wingback, but Kai Havertz You must keep his place of attack.

Bamford, meanwhile, has indicated he will miss the game with a minor groin injury, but has hinted that he could be back by the end of the month.

Daniel JamesHe was sent off in the corresponding match last season.

like Junior Firpo, Luke Eiling When stuart dallas All remain on the sidelines.

Candidates for Leeds United’s starting XI:
Melier; Christensen, Koch, Llorente, Strike. Roca, Adams. Aaronson, Rodrigo, Harrison.james

Candidates for Chelsea’s starting XI:
Mendi; Azpilicueta, Silva, Coulibaly; James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Cucurella. mount, sterling.Havertz

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Leeds United 1-1 Chelsea

Both managers are pleased with their teams’ performances since the start of the month, which could lead to fierce competition if it continues. With that in mind, we feel Leeds will do just enough to get their share of the spoils against opponents who have yet to impress in front of goal.

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