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Leeds vs Bolton: Live commentary, stream, kick-off time and team news for Carabao Cup match

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds host Bolton as this season’s Carabao Cup gets underway.

Both of these sides have got off to a great start in the Championship, with the Whites sitting second after thumping victories over promotion hopefuls Stoke and Derby.

Phil Parkinson’s Bolton have made a solid start to the season
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What time is kick-off?

Elland Road hosts the first-round clash on Tuesday, August 14.

Kick-off is at 7.45pm.

In recent years this fixture has produced goals, with Leeds winning both of last seasons meetings 2-1 and 3-2.

Can I listen to commentary on talkSPORT?

You can, with live coverage on talkSPORT2 from 7.30pm.

To listen, tune into your DAB radio or use our online player.

The match isn’t being shown by any UK broadcaster, with Sky opting for the clash between Yeovil and Aston Villa.


What is the team news?

After their superb start, Bielsa may shuffle his pack after employing a ferocious pressing game in the opening Championship matches.

New signing Patrick Bamford looks set to feature, as does Pontus Jansson who had an extended rest following the World Cup.

For Bolton, Sammy Ameobi is still nursing a hip injury, whilst Adam Le Fondre and Mark Little could feature as they look to muscle back into first-team contention.

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