Preview: Leeds United vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers

Sports Mole previews that Championship meeting between Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road this weekend.

Leeds United will be keen to end a run of five matches without a win when they host Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Championship this weekend.

Darko Milanic is yet to secure his first win since being appointed as Leeds manager last month, with his side's 1-1 draw with Norwich City earlier this week leaving them 15th in the table.

Giuseppe Bellusci has been accused of racially abusing Cameron Jerome during the stalemate for the Canaries earlier this week, but the FA's investigation is unlikely to be concluded by the weekend, leaving the defender available for this match.

Aidy White is continuing to work on his fitness after suffering a broken metatarsal in pre-season, but confirmed earlier this month that he is nearing the end of his recovery. This weekend's match may come too soon, however.

Meanwhile, Wolves have lost just once in their last 11 outings in the league, leaving last season's League One champions fourth in the table.

Kenny Jackett's side followed up their dramatic 3-3 draw with Millwall last weekend with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough earlier this week to keep them in the playoff places.

Wolves continue to be without backup goalkeeper Aaron McCarey after he underwent surgery for a bulging disc in his back, but the manager has an otherwise healthy squad for the trip.

In the last meeting between these sides in February last year, the teams played to a 2-2 draw.

Recent form

Leeds: WLDDLD

Wolves: WDLDDW

Possible starting lineups

Leeds: Silvestri, Byram, Bellusci, Pearce, Berardi, Bianchi, Austin, Cook, Tavares, Antenucci, Doukara

Wolves: Ikeme, Doherty, Batth, Ebanks-Landell, Rowe, Evans, McDonald, Henry, Edwards, Sako, Dicko

Sports Mole says: 1-2

Giuseppe Bellusci of Leeds United battles with Cameron Jerome of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on October 21, 2014
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves28195450222862
2Derby CountyDerby28158544232153
3Aston Villa28148642251750
4Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
5Bristol City2813964032848
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd281441042321046
7Fulham28129746341245
8Middlesbrough281351038271144
9Brentford28111074235743
10Leeds UnitedLeeds28134114033743
11Preston North EndPreston28101263228442
12Ipswich TownIpswich28124124140140
13Norwich CityNorwich28107112833-537
14Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest28112153543-835
15Millwall28810103333034
16Queens Park RangersQPR2889113140-933
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
18Reading2878133036-629
19Barnsley2869132840-1227
20Bolton WanderersBolton2868142646-2026
21Hull City28510133945-625
22Sunderland28510133047-1725
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2866161639-2324
24Burton Albion2866162152-3124
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