LU Vs FUL Fantasy Prediction: Newly promoted sides take on each other as either side strives for its first win in the league.
Both these sides failed to register wins in their first encounters of the new Premier League season but the defeats couldn’t have been more opposing. Where Leeds United went a step to step with reigning champions Liverpool, Fulham was trounced by Arsenal.
Letting in three goals and failing to even muster up a meaningful attacking play in return, Fulham couldn’t have begun life back in the league in more appalling fashion. It was a horrendous performance by the club, one which saw the same baffling defensive issues as their last stay in the league a couple of years back resurface.
Elsewhere, much talked about Leeds United showed why they were being so highly spoken about. They were fearless and ruthless in their approach against Liverpool, going hammer and tongs in a seven-goal thriller, one which just about slipped away from the club 4-3 after Rodrigo conceded a penalty late on/
While Leeds United are bound to have rued that late goal, the club will hardly be beating itself up about its performance. It was a robust and vibrant attacking display, one which alludes towards a sign of promising things to come this season.
While Fulham will be much tighter than Liverpool today, Leeds United should do more than enough to take away the three points from the matchup.
Probable Playing 11
- Gbamin and Holgate will continue to sit out for Everton pertaining to their injuries.
- Zohore will fail to step out for this one owing to his injury.
Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Costa, Klich, Phillips, Hernandez, Harrison, Bamford
Areola, Tete, Ream, Hector, Bryan, Reed, Cairney, Kebano, Onomah, Cavaleiro, Mitrovic
Premier League 2019-20
Match: Leeds United Vs Fulham
Date And Time: 19th September, Saturday- 7:30pm IST
Venue: Elland Road, Leeds
Television: Star Sports Select 1/HD
Top Goal Scorer
- Bamford: One Goal
- Mitrovic: Twenty Six Goals
Liverpool Vs Leeds United: 4-3
Fulham Vs Arsenal: 0-3
Fulham’s new signing, Alphonse Areola will finally be making his appearance for the club this season. And the side will be yearning for the previous PSG man to immediately hit the ground running and take over the reigns of the side’s defence, something he’s capable of doing.
Leeds United are bestowed with a set of finely tuned and well endowed defenders. Not only the defensive side of the game, but these players are more than well versed at marauding their way into the side’s attacking plays as well.
It was a narrative well documented in the assist Stuart Dallas registered against Liverpool to make him the first pick from the side. Luke Ayling has a reminiscent skill set to see him link up with Dallas with Pascal Struijk’s plucky defending seeing him complete the triad from the side.
He scored his first goal in the Premier League against Liverpool, one which saw him level the scoreline at 1-1 for Leeds United. And it was a peach of a goal too, a scorcher which sees us make Jack Harrison the first pick from the side.
We are going to be partnering him up with the gripping Mateusz Klich who had a telling impact on the side’s attacking gameplan. Kalvin Phillips registered an assist in the same affair to see him wrap up the trio of picks from the home side.
Fulham was largely unimpressive in their season opener against Arsenal but Harrison Reed managed to impress. The midfielder not only managed to stave away attacking plays but used his eye for popping up in lethal positions as well to make him a must pick from the side.
Ivan Cavaleiro is someone more than capable of scoring to make the wide attacking player the second pick from the side.
Recently back from an injury, Aleksandar Mitrovic wasn’t risked against Arsenal. However, Fulham’s top scorer with twenty six goals in the Championship is set to make his first start today to see him become an instant pick.
Leeds United’s top scorer in their title winning campaign, Patrick Bamford scored in his side’s season opener to see him complete our framework.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Their goals against Liverpool see Harrison captain our side while Klich is the vice-captain.
Areola, Dallas, Struijk, Ayling, Klich, Phillips, Harrison, Reed, Ivan, Bamford, Mitrovic
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.