Blades Talk: Sheffield United v Leeds United Match Preview - VIDEO

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RELEGATION battling Sheffield United face promotion chasing Leeds United in the big Yorkshire derby on Saturday - but can the Blades cause an upset?

Watch what The Star’s sporting experts have to say.

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LIVE REPORT: Following this game at Bramall Lane live here on The Star and Sheffield Telegraph web sites - on Saturday, March 19, kick off at 1pm (GMT).

For full match report, photos and more see The Green Un, our weekend long sports paper, out Saturday evening, The Star on Monday and a a round up of city sports in The Sheffield Telegraph on Thursday.

Sheffield United will be without defender Johnny Ertl (knee) and suspended pair Darius Henderson and Lee Williamson after they were sent off against Watford. Defender Matt Lowton has not trained this week and is doubtful due to a knock sustained in the reserves but midfielder Bjorn Helge Riise is back in the squad following a hamstring strain.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson has an almost fully fit squad to choose from as only Patrick Kisnorbo is unavailable. Right-back Paul Connolly (hamstring) is available but is unlikely to start due to the impressive form of on-loan Villa youngster Eric Lichaj. Club captain Richard Naylor is also available and Sanchez Watt, Lloyd Sam and Ross McCormack are all pushing for starting roles.

Last season: No corresponding fixture

Last five league matches: Sheff Utd L L L W L; Leeds D L W W D

Top scorers (all competitions): Ched Evans (Sheff Utd) 9; Luciano Becchio (Leeds) 17

Match odds: H 23-10 D 6-5 D 23-10

Referee: Mike Jones (Cheshire)