Leeds United are looking to put their 5-1 defeat at the hands of Manchester United behind them against Everton at Island Road on Saturday, as Marcelo Bielsa’s men played away to Manchester United in last week’s opener of the season. Stunning Luke Ailing from 25 yards leveled Leeds United after the Red Devils took the lead through Bruno Fernandes, but in a lightning 20-minute game, Manchester United passed four other opponents to thrash them out on opening day. In the absence of Kevin Phillips, the Leeds United midfield looked like they didn’t want to do the same when they faced Everton. The English Premier League season, where they won 3-1 against Southampton. They had to do it the hard way after a defensive attack from Michael Keane led to the Saints’ lead, and Everton responded through Richarlison, Abdullah Doukuri and Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the second half. Rafael Benitez will need more wins like this to win over fans who have been divided over his appointment, as Leeds United have won against Everton head-to-head in the last 10 meetings between the two teams, Everton have won four while Leeds United have won three. Three matches ended in a draw. The last time the two sides closed down was in February earlier this year when Everton won the match 2-1. Llorente will be unavailable until the end of the month for Marcelo Bielsa’s team. Kevin Phillips expected to start game after Robin Koch failed to impress Manchester United Injuries: Doubtful Diego Llorente: None Comment: None Everton James Rodriguez and Ben Godfrey missed their season opener due to Covid-19. They are also skeptical about this game. Andre Gomez, Moise Kean and Jean-Philippe Gbamin are also all suspicious, while Grad Branthoet is set to miss out due to injury. United vs Everton Leeds United predicted lineup (4-2-3-1): Elan Mesler, Luke Ailing, Liam Cooper, Pascal Strick, Junior Firpo; Matthews Klich, Calvin Phillips, Stewart Dallas, Ravenha, Jack Harrison, Patrick Bamford, Everton predicted XI (4-4-2): Jordan Pickford; Lucas Denny, Mason Holgate, Michael Caine, and Seamus Coleman; Allan, Abdoulaye Doukuri, Andros Townsend, Alex Iwobi; Richarlison, Dominic Calvert-Lewin Leeds United vs Everton Prediction, Leeds United hope they can turn their advantage at home into a win here. But the Toffees played some exciting football in the second half of their season opener against Southampton. This should be tough but we expect Everton to come out on top. Prediction: Leeds United 1-2 Everton Sign in to reply.