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Last updated: 07 Aug 2023
Alex Waite 07 Aug 2023
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  • Leeds vs Shrewsbury predictions for Wednesday’s EFL Cup match
  • The fixture is being played at Elland Road (19:45 BST)
  • Leeds have won 2 of their last 3 matches
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Leeds have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches against Shrewsbury (Getty Images)

Leeds vs Shrewsbury Predictions


Leeds have plenty of quality and can notch an EFL Cup win at home against League One Shrewsbury. The Whites often see high-scoring results and a Leeds win with over 2.5 goals is expected.
  • Leeds vs Shrewsbury Predictions
  • Head-to-Head
  • Leeds Form
  • Leeds Injuries & Team News
  • Shrewsbury Form
  • Shrewsbury Injuries & Team News

  • Leeds have won 2 of their last 3 matches
  • Leeds have seen over 3.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 home matches
  • Leeds have won 3 of their last 4 home matches against Shrewsbury
  • Leeds have seen over 3.5 goals in their last 4 matches against Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury have lost 7 of their last 8 away matches
  • Shrewsbury have seen over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 6 away matches

Head-to-Head


Leeds have a 10-3 advantage against Shrewsbury in 17 meetings with four draws.

Leeds Form


Leeds came back from two goals down to draw 2-2 against Cardiff at home on Sunday. The Whites conceded twice before half time and Liam Cooper and Crysencio Summerville hit back in the second period. 

Leeds previously beat Hearts (1-0) and Nottingham Forest (2-0) away during pre-season. 

Leeds Injuries & Team News


Defenders Cody Drameh, Stuart Dallas and Junior Firpo are out.

Midfield pair Tyler Adams and Jack Harrison are ruled out.

Forwards Georginio Rutter, Patrick Bamford and Sam Greenwood are also unavailable. 

Shrewsbury Form


Shrewsbury ended a five-match winless run with a 1-0 win against Cheltenham in League One last time out. Ryan Bowman struck after half time as Shrewsbury had 12 shots and 56% possession.

The win followed friendly draws against Notts County, Stourbridge, and Coventry (1-1) and a defeat against West Brom (3-1). 

Shrewsbury Injuries & Team News


Shrewsbury have no injuries or suspensions. 

Defender Mal Benning could make his full debut.

Verdict

Leeds showed goalscoring quality in their Championship opener and will want to put in a more clinical performance against Shrewsbury. A high-scoring Leeds win is the best bet

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