Championship

February 2, 2013

Full-time

Leeds United

0 - 1

Cardiff City

Championship

15:00 +00:00, February 2, 2013

Elland Road, England

Referee: M Dean

Warnock could include Warnock

Team Stat Comparison

Leeds United Cardiff City
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 13 1
Points 61 87
Goal Difference -9 27
Goals for * 1.3 1.5
Goals against * 1.1 1.3
Last 5 W-L-L-W-W D-D-D-D-W
Last 5 home L-W-W-L-L D-D-W-D-W
Last 5 away W-L-L-L-D D-D-D-L-W
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Leeds United | Cardiff City

Competition Stats

Leeds United Cardiff City
Goals Luciano Becchio 15 Heidar Helguson 8
Assists Ross McCormack 11 Craig Noone 8
Yellows Luke Varney 9 Mark Hudson 8
Reds Luke Varney 1 Craig Noone 1
Squads: Leeds United | Cardiff City

Leeds are expected to include new signing Stephen Warnock in their squad for the home clash with leaders Cardiff.

But another new recruit, Steve Morison, must wait for his debut after arriving from Norwich in a swap deal with Luciano Becchio as he is struggling with a thigh injury.

Leeds agreed a permanent deal with Aston Villa for Warnock on transfer deadline day and manager Neil Warnock must decide whether to include him from the start.

Warnock must also decide whether to recall teenage loanee Ross Barkley to his starting line-up. The Everton midfielder was not given permission to play in last Sunday's FA Cup win over Tottenham.

Paddy Kenny will be hoping to return after being replaced by Jamie Ashdown against Spurs while midfielders Michael Tonge and David Norris, plus defender Jason Pearce and striker Davide Somma are all aiming to feature.

New signing Fraizer Campbell is set to make his Cardiff debut.

The 25-year-old striker joined from Sunderland for an undisclosed fee last week.

Defender Simon Lappin is also available after signing a permanent deal with the club following his departure from Norwich.

Craig Bellamy, who returned to the Wales squad this week, missed the victory at Blackpool with a stomach bug but is fully fit and ready to feature against Neil Warnock's men, who knocked Tottenham out of the FA Cup on Sunday.

This clash is the npower Championship leaders' first match for two weeks due to their cup exit at the hands of Macclesfield and manager Malky Mackay took his side away for warm-weather training in Dubai.

The only long-term injury absentee for Mackay is Nicky Maynard, who is likely to miss the rest of the season.