YORKSHIRE derbies bring high tension and noisy crowds.
But this weekend’s clash carries additional pressure to both Barnsley and Leeds.
Thomas Christiansen’s side come with unsteady form of late, having conceded ten goals in the last four fixtures and were almost a month without a win before they beat Middlesbrough.
The Whites fare well historically in this fixture, but the pressure is mounting, particularly on Christiansen’s ability to deliver, but Barnsley are buzzing to have the home advantage.
When the teams met in January, The Tykes were victorious but both teams will come into this match desperate for three points.
The pressure is piled on Thomas Christiansen who has led Leeds during a difficult time
What time is kick-off?
On Saturday 25, Leeds travel to Barnsley in desperate need of a win.
The action kicks off at the Oakwell at 12.30pm
Which channel can I watch it on?
Fans can follow their team on Sky Sports Football/ Sky Sports Main Event
The action can also be followed on SunSport’s LIVE blog
What is the team news?
Barnsley’s Tom Bradshaw suffered a back injury when he was involved in a car crash.
The striker will have to undergo a medical assessment before he is deemed fit for this fixture.
Christiansen has revealed that he is on the verge of dishing out a debut to a star in his club’s youth side.
The Elland Road boss spoke highly of Jack Clarke at a press conference and is eyeing up an opportunity to field the youngster.
There is discontent in the club between Polish international Mateusz Lich and Christiansen, the midfielder has been sidelined by the boss since he joined in the summer and it is not clear whether he will feature in the Yorkshire derby.