After a false start to the season’s resumption last week, Leeds will be desperate to put things right this afternoon, as they host Fulham at Elland Road in a huge game at the top of the Championship table.
Following Brentford’s win over league leaders West Brom on Friday night, the third-placed Bees are now just five points behind Leeds in the race for a top-two spot.
Fulham meanwhile, would move to within four points of Leeds in the race for promotion with victory at Elland Road, meaning this is not a game the Whites can afford to lose if they want to keep the pressure off in their pursuit of a long-awaited return to the Premier League.
By contrast, a win for Marcelo Bielsa’s side would give their promotion hopes a major boost, and the Leeds boss has named an unchanged from the one that lost at Cardiff, while Pablo Hernandez returns from injury with a place on the bench.
Twitter: 📋 Your #LUFC Starting XI… (@LUFC)
Taking to Twitter to react to that team news, plenty of Leeds fans were keen to stress the importance of picking up the win, with the return of Hernandez to the matchday squad a particular talking point.
Here, we take a look at what some of those supporters had to say.
Twitter: @LUFC No goals incoming (@hank_lufc)
Twitter: @LUFC Start your best player (@joetmatherton)
Twitter: @LUFC Bench has more teeth this week. That’s a positive. (@Brandon7Yates)
Twitter: @LUFC At least the bench feels a little stronger! (@MartinRoan83)
Twitter: @LUFC King Pablo bench at least (@Rio32LUFC_)
Twitter: @LUFC Good to see we have a striker on the bench 👌 (@lufcjo)
Twitter: @LUFC Well as I said before if we had Messi and Ronaldo our manager would bench them and keep our starting 11. I st… https://t.co/BRWZDYdquB (@hectorswhites)
Twitter: @LUFC WIN. PLEASE. JUST. WIN. (@MOTweets1919)
Twitter: @LUFC Don’t bottle (@Sean_kelly17)
Twitter: @LUFC just a win please i’m begging you (@harry_murfin)
Twitter: @LUFC Please (@harry_676)