Leeds vs Fulham prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Leeds United host their first Premier League game in 16 years on Saturday as they welcome Fulham to Elland Road.

Both teams will be looking for their first win of 2020/21, after each tasted defeat to one of the league’s top sides last time out.

A 4-3 defeat to champions Liverpool would have given optimism, as well as frustration, to Leeds fans, while Fulham will think there’s work to do in the market after a 3-0 loss to Arsenal.

Both sides played in the League Cup in midweek, but it’s all about points in the Premier League as far as this season is concerned.

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.

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What time is kick-off?

The match kicks off at Elland Road in Leeds at 3pm on Saturday, 19 September.

What TV channel is it on?

The game will be broadcast on BT Sport 1, BT Sport Extra 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Subscribers can also stream the match online via the BT Sport website and app.

Team News

Both teams could make changes after opening-day defeats and midweek League Cup clashes.

Rodrigo will hope for a full Premier League debut at the expense of Patrick Bamford, while Liam Cooper could also come into the team after missing the match at Anfield.

Jean Michel Serri needs a fitness check for Fulham, while Alphonse Areola will hope to come in for his Premier League debut in goal.

Predicted line-ups

Leeds: Meslier; Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas; Phillips; Costa, Hernandez, Klich, Harrison; Rodrigo.

Fulham: Areola; Odoi, Hector, Ream, Bryan; Cairney, Anguissa; Kebano, Onomah, Cavaleiro; Mitrovic.

Odds

Leeds 7/9

Draw 31/10

Fulham 5/1

Prediction

Both teams know each other well, but Leeds finished well clear of their promoted rivals last term and had a better opening-day performance too, despite suffering defeat. Leeds 2-0 Fulham

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