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£3.15m-rated man in, Lasogga out: The strongest Leeds and Reading combined XI – Agreed?



This time last season Reading and Leeds United were both challenging for the play-offs in the Sky Bet Championship, but during the 2017/18 campaign have endured much different form.

Jaap Stam’s Reading were beaten play-off finalists last season, but this year find themselves battling to pull clear of the relegation zone ahead of the final 11 fixtures of the campaign.

Leeds finished seventh last season in the Championship, and despite looking like they would challenge again this season, a difficult start to 2018 has seen the Whites begin to drift towards a mid-table finish.

Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds travel to the Madejski Stadium to take on Reading, with the Whites looking to record just their second victory of 2018 and plunge the Royals into further relegation trouble.

Both squads have plenty of talent, but neither have managed to perform to their best consistently this season.

Here at FLW, we take a look at those squads and select a combined XI ahead of this weekend…