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EPL: SUFC vs Leeds

Sunday's Premier League third round match at Bramall Lane will see the hosts Sheffield United face off against Leeds United. Examination of their previous head-to-head matches since September 25, 2010 shows Sheffield United have won four times and have two draws. A total of 11 goals were scored between them during this period, with 7 from The Blades and 4 from The White. That is the average number of goals per game is 1.83.

Sheffield United hope to return here after their 0-1 Premier League loss in their last match against Aston Villa. In that match, Sheffield United had 28% of possession and 4 shots on goal, including 1 goal and the only goal in the 63rd minute. Sheffield United did not make the most of the opportunities. At the end of the match, their total goals were only equal to 2 against their opponents in the last 6 matches. In those matches, The Blades also saw the number of goals conceding to reach 10. Entering this match, Sheffield United did not win at home in the last 2 matches. The last match between the two teams was the Championship match in round 38 on March 16, 2019, ending with a 1-0 win for Sheffield, Sheffield United had 10 shots on target with 1 of them on target. 

Leeds United entered the clash after a 4-3 win in the Premier League to beat a newly promoted Fulham in their last match, Leeds United controlling the ball 50% and 10 shots on target, 7 hits destination. The scorers were Hélder Costa (5 ', 57'), Mateusz Klich (41 ') and Patrick Bamford (50') before adding two more goals at the end of the match. In the last 6 encounters, Leeds United have scored a total of 16 goals and have scored on each occasion, in that time, they have had 9 goals. Leeds Utd coach Marcelo Bielsa had to choose a squad that had some fitness concerns as Adam Forshaw (Hip Injury) and Jay-Roy Grot (Infectious) were out of play. Leeds United agreed to an agreement with Real Sociedad for Diego Llorente to reinforce the defense.