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West Brom v Leeds: Preview, TV Schedule, and How to Watch the Championship online

Leeds travel to the Hawthorns for the first time in over a decade

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Match: West Bromwich Albion v Leeds United

Date: 10 November 2018

Time: 17.30 GMT, 12:30 PM EST, 14.30 ART

Venue: The Hawthorns

Television: Sky Sports Football in the UK & Ireland, Viasat Fotboll in Sweden, and Viasport 2 in Norway.

Streaming: LUTV in some areas of the world, ESPN+ in the United States, beIN Sports Connect, Australia & New Zealand, DAZN in Italy, Canada, & Germany, Viaplay in Sweden & Norway, and Sky Sports GO Extra in Ireland & the UK

Check livesoccertv for additional information.

All-time Record: Leeds v West Brom: 34W 18D 32L

Previous Result: Leeds 2- 3 West Brom, 20 January 2007

Leeds will take on West Brom at the Hawthorns for the first time in over a decade as Leeds will be looking to put one over on a promotion rival on the road.

West Brom’s roster, if anything, has gotten better after dropping down a level, with a number of key additions this summer already making an impact. The got Leeds fan favourite Kyle Bartley from Swansea City, and despite the success of the team, there will be a not-insignificant amount of Leeds fans wishing Bartley was suiting up in yellow this weekend.

Speaking of yellow, Leeds did a surprise reveal of a rather bright third kit that actually looks like a Leeds kit. The shirt is a brilliant yellow colour, with blue shorts and yellow socks, although the blue and white stripes on the sleeves and the top of the socks don’t quite look right, but overall it’s a huge improvement over last year, when the away kit was black and the home kit had gold lettering.

Leeds do look best when they hold onto the ball and go on the attack, but the team still needs to improve their finishing. Luke Ayling and Gaetano Berardi are both still out, along with the long-term injuries to Izzy Brown and Patrick Bamford. However, a possible injury that wasn’t noted by Bielsa was Tom Pearce who appeared in a picture on the Leeds Instagram wearing what appeared to be a walking cast or a boot, which would explain his absence from the U23 match earlier this week. Pearce, however, is a fringe player and so perhaps that is why Bielsa didn’t bother to mention him.

West Brom have only won one match in their last five, slipping all the way to seventh place, so this is as good as time as any to face off against them. Look for Leeds to take it to the Baggies and try and get their first win at the Hawthorns since 2002.