Leeds United and Brentford meet at Elland Road, in a match for the 4th round of the Championship. In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 games. However, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 06-10-2018, in a match for the Championship that ended in a draw for (1-1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Jansson (88 ‘), for Leeds United, and N. Maupay (62’), for Brentford. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since Leeds United presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
After 2 wins and 1 draw, the home team is currently in 1st position, with 7 points won. In their last game, they won Wigan Athletic out by (0‑2), after in the previous game they had drawn for (1‑1) at home, in a match against Nottingham Forest. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home games, since in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Leeds United won 5, drew 2 and lost 3. Their defense has not been very solid, since they suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their attack has marked regularly, since he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Leeds comes to this motivated match, after a 0-2 away win against Wigan: Bamford scored twice, allowing his team to conquer all three points. The home team generally plays in a 4-3-3, favoring a game style of constant transitions. Keep in mind that in this tactical system the three most advanced players are Clarke, Helder Costa and Nketiah. One of the main strengths of the home team are counterattacks and the main weakness is the individual mistakes of its players. For this match, coach Marcelo Bielsa must be able to count on all the players.
The visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 4 points won, after 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he won out against Middlesbrough by (0-1). In the last game, he tied at home against Hull City by (1‑1). This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 away games, Brentford records 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.
Brentford comes to this game after a draw at home, to a ball, against the Hull. The visiting team generally plays in a 5-2-3, favoring a faster playing style, attacking the flanks. The three arrows aimed at the goal of the opponent will be Watkins, Mbeumo and Canós. The midfielder responsible for defining and leading the attacks of his team is Jensen. It is possible that Norgaard and Jensen act in the most central part of the land. Coach Thomas Frank must have all the players available for this match.