“Berardi’s done nothing wrong this season,” Whelan told BBC Radio Leeds, as quoted by the BBC Leeds live match blog (Saturday, 2.06pm). “The Leeds back four have been solid all season. Taylor brings that attacking strength but you have to be positive, and trust the ability in your team mates. It’s about Leeds getting their job done first.
“There’s a good blend in the Leeds midfield area. O’Kane will drive into the space going forward. Featuring Roofe is a no-brainer for me: he comes in off the right and switches, interchange. Dallas has undoubted quality: he can switch, backtrack and has an accurate delivery. I’m hoping we’ll see the best of him today.”
Leeds have an uphill task to clinch a play-offs spot after sinking to seventh following their defeat at the hands of struggling Burton.