Teams around the bottom will be keen to ensure they do not enter the six-week World Cup break sat in the relegation zone. Leeds United, Wolves and Nottingham Forest are the sides currently sat in the bottom three, and have just three more fixtures to ensure that does not remain the case. The Whites are currently the division’s most out-of-form team having accumulated just two points from their last eight matches. Leeds are set for a difficult run of matches ahead of the World Cup, though, and so with that in mind, here is a comparison with the rest of the bottom five.
Crystal Palace (A)
Newcastle United (H)
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