Having made their Premier League mission their only and exclusive task for the rest of the season, Leeds host Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday, January 11, in a clash for the twenty-seventh round of the 2019/2020 Championship, the Second Division. of the English Championship.
The tournament brings together 24 clubs that play 46 rounds. By the end of this period, the top two finishers secure access to the elite division of English football, the Premier League.
It ends, but it does not end. Teams that are between third and sixth place at the end of the season still have the opportunity to play a third place in the First Division.
Leeds’ participation in the FA Cup ended on Monday, 6 January. Without me first match in the 2019/2020 season of the FA Cup, the club was eliminated by Arsenal after being defeated 1-0 in London.
The team even managed to balance the match with the gunners. Possessed the ball for the longest time (59%), finished more often (18 to 16) and hit the target more often than the home owners (6 to 5). However, he could not get the ball into the net.
As a side effect, he won the exclusive dedication to the Championship, a tournament in which he is in the lead. Has 52 points (15 wins, seven draws and four losses), same score as West Bromwich. It takes advantage, however, when tie breaking criteria are considered.
But what really matters is the nine-point lead over Brentford and Nottingham Forest, the closest stalkers and first teams outside the Premier League direct-access zone.
Leeds still live with the ghosts of last season when they spent much of the dispute in the region that allowed direct qualification, dropped production, had to play the playoffs and were eliminated.
As principal, its performance is inferior. The team coached by Argentine Marcelo Bielsa is the fourth placed in the ranking of the home owners of the Second Division of the English Championship. Of the 36 points he played in his stadium, he won 25 (seven wins, four draws and one loss), scoring 19 goals and conceding eight.
For Sheffield Wednesday the FA Cup follows on the calendar.
The team managed to leave Brighton, First Division team.
They scored 1-0 at the opponent’s stadium in a match played on Saturday, January 4. You will now face the Queens Park Rangers.
The game broke a three-match losing streak at the Championship that made him leave the qualifying zone for the playoffs.
With 39 points (11 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses), he occupies the eighth position in the tournament.
They are two points behind sixth-placed Swansea, who close the region to teams that could vie for access to elite division.
As a visitor, you keep the scoring pattern. It is also the eighth placed in the Second Division of the English Championship ranking that only counts the results that teams achieve outside their domains.
Of the 39 points he played as a column, he collected 17 (five wins, two draws and losing), scoring 23 goals and conceding 16.
Football Prediction of the Day Leeds vs Sheffield Wednesday
Dominant in the vast majority of their matches, Leeds often bump into turning possession into scoring opportunities. Faced with a Sheffield Wednesday with potential for a place in the Premier League, an equal prognosis turns out to be a good guess for Saturday’s 21st round of the 2019/2020 Championship, the Second Division of the English Championship.
Bet Tips: DRAW