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The Championship game at Elland Road on Tuesday will see home side Leeds United
take to the field against Luton Town
. For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Leeds United v Luton Town, scroll down (including the best match odds).
Leeds United, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-0 Championship victory vs Fulham. In that game, Leeds United had 41% possession and 10 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Leeds United, the goalscorers were Patrick Bamford (10'), Ezgjan Alioski (56') and Jack Harrison (71'). Fulham had 12 shots at goal with 5 on target.
An interesting trait of more recent Leeds United games is the number of nil scores. From their previous 6 matches leading up to this one, in 6 of them a wager on BTTS would've been a losing one.
Ahead of this meeting, Leeds United have not been beaten in the league by Luton Town in their previous 4 games.
Luton Town will come into the game after a 0-1 Championship win with the eclipse of Swansea City in their last game. In that game, Luton Town managed 38% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The only player to score for Luton Town was James Collins (72'). For their opponents, Swansea City got 8 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
In the course of their six previous matches, Nathan Jones's Luton Town have had reason to celebrate scoring 6 times therefore giving them the goals per game average of 1.
Going into this encounter, Luton Town are undefeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 21/10/2006 shows us that Leeds United have won 4 of these games and Luton Town 1, with the number of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 14 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from The Whites and 7 belonging to The Hatters. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
The last league match between these sides was Championship match day 17 on 23/11/2019 when it finished Luton Town 1-2 Leeds United. That day, Luton Town managed 25% possession and 11 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Goals were scored by James Collins (54') and Matty Pearson (90' Own goal). At the other end, Leeds United got 21 shots on goal with 12 on target. Patrick Bamford (51') was the scorer. The match was refereed by John Brooks.
Team News: Leeds United
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever before this match owing to a fully healthy squad to choose from. Kiko Casilla cannot play in this game through suspension.
It seems likely that The Whites may well opt for a 4-1-4-1 formation for the game, handing starts to Illan Meslier, Stuart Dallas, Ben White, Liam Cooper, Luke Ayling, Kalvin Phillips, Jack Harrison, Mateusz Klich, Tyler Roberts, Helder Costa and Patrick Bamford.
Team News: Luton Town
With a fully healthy squad ready to go, Luton Town boss Nathan Jones has no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match.
There’s a good chance that The Hatters seem likely to begin the game with a 4-1-4-1 lineup using Simon Sluga, Matty Pearson, Cameron Carter-Vickers, Sonny Bradley, Dan Potts, Glen Rea, Harry Cornick, Isaiah Brown, Luke Berry, Callum McManaman and James Collins.
In our view, Leeds United look set to be able to score a couple when they come up against Luton Town, who could well struggle to find the back of the net. Our selection here is for a fairly comfortable 2-0 victory for Leeds United at full-time.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Elland Road (37,890)
Captain: Liam Cooper
Chairman: Andrea Radrizzani
Manager: Marcelo Bielsa
Competitions: Championship position 2
🔑 Key Player: Ezgjan Alioski
Normally deployed in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Ezgjan Alioski was born in Veles, Macedonia. Having made a first senior appearance for Lugano in the 2015 - 2016 season, the dangerous Midfielder has managed 5 league goals in the Championship 2019 - 2020 season to date from a total of 31 appearances.