Leeds United host Newcastle United on Matchday twenty-one of the Premier League at the Elland Road. The hosts are fifteenth in the league standings with twenty-two points from their twenty games while Newcastle United languish at the nineteenth position in the league. Leeds United come into the game with an exciting 3-2 win over West Ham United in an away fixture courtesy of a hattrick from Jack Harrison. The West Ham United win means that Leeds United are on a two-game winning streak in the Premier League. Despite a steep improvement in form, Leeds United continue have defensive concerns. They have no clean sheets in their last seven matches and have had over 2.5 goals in six out of their last seven fixtures as well.
Newcastle United continue to struggle with six-game winless streak as they played out a 1-1 draw at home with Watford. They also have been conceding regular goals and have no clean sheets in their last six matches. Newcastle United also have had over 2.5 goals in three out of their last five Premier League fixtures. It is also to be noted that two out of the last three matches between the two teams have had over 2.5 goals. The two teams have struggled defensively and a high scoring game is definitely the likeliest outcome.
The two teams have been conceding a lot of goals in the season so far and hence are down the pecking order in the league standings. The game is expected to have a number of goals as well and we are going for over 2.5 goals in this fixture.