Hernandez To Start, Alioski Misses Out | 4-1-4-1 Leeds United Predicted Lineup Vs QPR

Leeds United are going through a rocky phase as they have won just once in their last seven games. The fans still remember how their side slid off during a similar period last season which saw them miss out on a direct promotion spot. The Whites still hold a six-point lead over third-placed Brentford, but Bielsa’s men need to start picking up points if they want to stay in the driver’s seat for automatic promotion.

They will travel to Loftus Road to take on QPR this weekend. The London side have won four of their last five home games against the Whites, and they got the better of United twice last season. Bielsa’s men have a dismal record against London based teams as they have won just one league game away in London, losing their previous five. QPR are currently on the 15th spot, but Leeds United have a habit of not winning against winnable opponents. The recent slump in form is a concern especially after they produced a timid display in the derby against Sheffield Wednesday.

Team News: Stuart Dallas’ situation is uncertain at the moment after he was seen struggling in the dying phase of the game against the Owls. Tyler Roberts and Adam Forshaw continue to remain absent. Jamie Shackleton and Pablo Hernandez are fit again to feature for the Whites.

Leeds United Predicted Lineup Vs QPR

Formation (4-1-4-1)

Defence

Kiko Casilla doesn’t get to see much action during the game, but he was at fault for the first goal against the Owls. The Spaniard would look to put in a more assured display in goal this time around. Liam Cooper is set to start in the centre back role. Ben White should be his usual partner in defence. Luke Ayling is likely to start in his usual right-back spot. The left-back position could go either to Ezgjan Alioski or Barry Douglas. We believe that Bielsa might go in with Douglas for this encounter.

Midfield

Kalvin Phillips will be in his usual defensive midfield role. Jack Harrison has done well for most parts this season, and he should keep his place on the left flank. Mateusz Klich continues to be the main man in midfield for the Whites, and he should feature again. Pablo Hernandez might get the nod to start in place of Stuart Dallas in midfield. Helder Costa has blown more cold than hot this season, and he would look to put in a much-improved display on the right-wing.

Attack

With no other options to choose from, Patrick Bamford is going to lead the line for the Whites.

Abhimanyu is the CEO of AM Infotrix, the support desk of The 4th Official.