Date: 1st April 2018 at 11:18am
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Leeds United manager Paul Heckingbottom is not expected to make any changes to his starting line-up for the tough clash against high-flying Fulham at Craven Cottage on Tuesday night.

Heckingbottom oversaw just his second win in charge after seeing off Bolton 2-1 on Good Friday and that means that it is unlikely that he will make any changes to his successful 4-4-2 formation.

That means fan favourite Samuel Saiz could be omitted from the starting line-up yet again despite impressing when he came off the bench in the second-half as the Whites finally bagged their second win of 2018.

Bailey Peacock-Farrell is expected to keep his place in goal behind a back four of Stuart Dallas, Pontus Jansson, Matthew Pennington and Gaetano Berardi.

Heckingbottom shocked fans by having the left-footed Dallas at right-back and right-footed Berardi at left-back, but as it resulted in three points, there’s a good chance he will keep things the same against Fulham.

Ezgjan Alioski and Pablo Hernandez are very much expected to keep their spot on the wings after brilliant performances against struggling Bolton while Eunan O’Kane and Ronaldo Vieira may be the partnership in the centre of midfield.

After scoring his first league goal since signing for Leeds, Caleb Ekuban could start up front alongside Pierre-Michel Lasogga as the two-striker system clearly showed it can work.

Fulham will no doubt be a much harder test for Leeds on Tuesday.

The London club are currently third in the Championship standings and know that a win could see them move within four points of the automatic promotion spots.

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