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Leeds v Stoke Live Stream, TV Guide, Team News and Match Preview

Leeds and Stoke get their Championship season underway at Elland Road (KO 16:30) with Marcelo Bielsa taking charge of his first competitive game as head coach of the Yorkshire club. 

Having promised so much during previous seasons its now up to the 63 year old to turn around the fortunes of the Lilywhites as they welcome Stoke City, who begin life in England’s second tier following relegation from the the Premier League.


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Barry Douglas, Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford have all been brought in the strengten the Leeds squad, while Pablo Hernandez remains as the creator in midfield,  while Stoke can call on the services of Benik Afobe & Tom Ince, who should add plenty of attacking threat.

The Potters have done well to keep hold of the services of Jack Butlund in goal, while Ryan Shawcross, Erik Pieters and of course Joe Allen have opted to stay at the club which is a good sign as to their intent this season.

Stoke City have been relegated from the Premier League for the first time since 2010

Stoke City have been relegated from the Premier League for the first time since 2010

Xherdan Shaqiri has left to join Liverpool but in boss Gary Rowett they have a man with plenty of experience at this level, and his side looks a very well organised outfit.

Leeds v Stoke Match Prediction

Stoke are unsurprisingly favourites to take all three points in this one, but there may be a touch of value may in backing the home win at around 2/1.

Leeds are definitely an unknown quantity this season, and now may be just the time to take the 2/1 on the Lilywhites taking all three points in front of the Elland Road faithful.

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