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MATCH PREVIEW

PUBLISHED
15:30 24th October 2014

MATCH PREVIEW: Leeds v Wolves

Overview
Wolves travel to Elland Road on Saturday afternoon to take on Leeds in their 14th fixture of the 2014/15 Sky Bet Championship season.

The Whites are currently 15th in the table having taken 16 points from their opening 13 league games, drawing 1-1 with Norwich City in their last outing at Carrow Road.

The Canaries took the lead on 59 minutes when Russell Martin headed home from a corner but Leeds levelled just four minutes later through Souleymane Doukara. 

Having taken 23 points from their opening 13 games, Wolves are positioned 11 places above Leeds in the Sky Bet Championship table.

Kenny Jackett's men faced Middlesbrough at Molineux in their last league outing on Tuesday evening and ran out 2-0 winners. Bakary Sako opened the scoring for Wolves from the penalty spot before Nouha Dicko sealed the win on 73 minutes.  

Wolves last visited Elland Road in August 2012 when a 17th minute Luciano Becchio goal proved enough for Leeds to secure a 1-0 win over the visitors. 
 
Team News

Leeds
Souleymane Doukara picked up his fifth booking of the season and will miss the Wolves game as he serves his one-match suspension.

Billy Sharp and Steve Morison and Brian Montenegro are likely to feature for the first time.

Wolves
Nouha Dicko and Bakary Sako both picked up knocks in Wolves' midweek win over Boro but Kenny Jackett remains confident that both will be available for the Leeds game.

Aaron McCarey (back) remains a long-term exclusion as the goalkeeper recovers from surgery on a back problem.

Pre Match Views

Darko Milanič
"Everything is new for me but I have enough time between the two matches to know the opponent. Also, I have people inside the club are helping me and giving me information about the opponents. I’m ready, I know the strengths of the opponents.

"They are extremely aggressive and not a lot different from English teams. That means with big defenders and wingers with a lot of crosses, with a quick game with forwards."

Kenny Jackett


Odds
Leeds: 2/1 Draw: 9/4 Wolves: 5/4
Sky Bet have Wolves as slight favourites going into the fixture but believe the home side have every chance of earning the three points.

To place a bet on Saturday's game or any other football match across the country, sign up for a Sky Bet account via Wolves' official link.

(Odds subject to change)

Coverage

If you can't make the game on Saturday you can follow the action through live commentary on Wolves Player, minute-by-minute text updates on Wolves' official Twitter account or via the Live Matchday Blog.

Make sure to keep an eye on the official website and the Wolves YouTube account for all post-match reaction and match highlights.