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Leeds vs Southampton Predicted lineup, betting tips, odds, injury news, H2H, telecast | EFL Championship play-off final 2024

Published at :May 25, 2024 at 3:24 PM
Modified at :May 25, 2024 at 3:24 PM
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Syed Talib Haider

Both teams will be desperate to secure an immediate return to top-flight football.

The Championship Play-Off Final arrives this weekend, with a place in the Premier League on the line. Two fallen giants, Leeds United and Southampton, go head-to-head at Wembley in a winner-takes-all clash

A return to the Premier League is on the horizon for one of Leeds United or Southampton as they are gearing up for a showdown at Wembley.

Following goalless draws in their semi-final first legs, both teams came out swinging in the return matches. Leeds dominated Norwich City, while Southampton triumphed over West Bromwich Albion. Now, they clash in the Championship playoff final, each hungry to secure their spot among the elite once again.


Sunday: 26th May 2024, 3 PM BST (7:30 PM IST)

Location: Wembley Stadium


Leeds: W-L-L-D-W

Southampton: L-L-W-D-W

Players to watch

Crysencio Summerville (Leeds)

Crysencio Summerville has been an important player throughout the 2023-24 Championship season for Leeds. If they are to gain promotion, he might be moving to a bigger side in the summer. The 22-year-old Dutch winger has scored 20 goals while providing a total of nine assists this season with a final still to play.

Adam Armstrong (Southampton)

Armstrong effortlessly bypasses defenders with ease, often scores from within the box, though he’s not shy about taking shots from outside. He has scored a massive 23 goals and has also provided 13 assists this season.

Match facts

  • In the last five games, both teams have managed a total of seven points out of a total possible 15
  • Leeds have two assists in the last five games, while Southampton have just one

Leeds United vs Southampton: Betting odds and tips

  • Tip 1: Leeds to get promoted – 4/6 Sky Bet
  • Tip 2: Goals over 4.5 – 7/1 Bet Victor
  • Tip 3: Armstrong to score – 13/5 Betfair

Injury and team news

Leeds United will miss Patrick Bamford, Darko Gyabi, and Pascal Struijk due to injury. Sam Byram is also doubtful. However, they may stick with Archie Gray at right-back.

Meanwhile, Southampton will be without Juan Larios, Stuart Armstrong, and Gavin Bazunu due to long-term injuries. Ryan Fraser, who suffered a minor issue, is expected to feature, while Ryan Manning could retain his spot after a strong performance.


Matches: 100

Leeds: 48

Southampton: 30

Draws: 22

Predicted lineups

Leeds United’s predicted lineup (4-2-3-1)

Meslier; Gray, Ampadu, Rodon, Firpo; Gruev, Kamara; Gnonto, Rutter, Summerville; Piroe

Southampton’s predicted lineup (4-3-3)

McCarthy; Walker-Peters, Harwood-Bellis, Bednarek, Stephens; Aribo, Downes, Smallbone; Brooks, Armstrong, Fraser

Match prediction

Will the Saints go marching on? It is hard to tell, but if we are to go with their last meeting then that is how it went with Leeds suffering a 2-1 loss. But we predict Leeds to go through to the Premier League.

Prediction: Leeds 2-2 Southampton (a.e.t. Leeds to win on penalties)


India – FanCode

UK– Sky Sports


Nigeria- ESPN+, TalkSPORT

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