Fifth place Leeds United visit second place Newcastle United this evening (7.45pm kick-off) looking to consolidate their spot in the Championship’s top six.
Garry Monk’s men got back to winning ways courtesy of a comfortable 3-0 victory over Preston last weekend, a result which moved them five points clear of Fulham in seventh, and to within two points of Huddersfield Town in third.
Automatic promotion looks to be beyond the Yorkshire outfit this season, but a win over Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle this evening would see the confidence levels go sky-high at the business end of the campaign.
The Magpies are second and ten points clear of David Wagner’s Huddersfield having won 26 of their 41 Championship matches this term.
However, Benitez’s side have won just two of their last six league games, and with five defeats at St James’ Park this season, Monk’s Leeds will go there confident of getting the three points.
Yet, the former Swansea boss may have to make some changes to his side, so here are THREE Leeds stars who deserve a chance against Newcastle tonight…