Leeds United travel to Sheffield Wednesday on Friday evening, eyeing redemption.

The Whites lost their first game of the season at the weekend and will want to prove they can bounce back.

But they still sit at the top of the Championship and will fancy their chances in this Yorkshire battle.

However, depleted by injuries, they will struggle and they must watch out for these three talented Owls players.

Tom Lees

22nd September 2018, Villa Park, Birmingham, England; EFL Championship football, Aston Villa versus Sheffield Wednesday; Tom Lees of Sheffield Wednesday takes the ball on his chest (photo by Steve Feeney/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Lees is a rock at the back for Sheffield Wednesday.

Leeds fans will know the 27-year-old well; he played over 130 games for the club after graduating through the academy.

But he has developed into a fine defender at Sheffield Wednesday and has become a regular over the years at Hillsborough.

Leeds’ attackers will face a tough task trying to get past the dominant centre-half.

 

Barry Bannan

22nd September 2018, Villa Park, Birmingham, England; EFL Championship football, Aston Villa versus Sheffield Wednesday; Barry Bannan of Sheffield Wednesday passes the ball to his central defender as Jonathan Kodjia of Aston Villa tries to intercept (photo by Steve Feeney/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Bannan’s ability on the ball is so helpful for the Owls.

The Scotland international can pass, dribble and he has the ability to hit a long-range effort at goal.

In a game where much will be dictated by the midfield battle, Bannan will play a key role.

Kalvin Phillips needs to shackle the former Aston Villa man, who has a great left foot.

Adam Reach

22nd September 2018, Villa Park, Birmingham, England; EFL Championship football, Aston Villa versus Sheffield Wednesday; Adam Reach of Sheffield Wednesday passes the ball to his right past McGinn (photo by Steve Feeney/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Reach was last season’s Player of the Year and deservedly so.

The 25-year-old is just getting better with each game he plays and is regarded as one of the best in the Championship.

He is versatile and has filled in at left-back, left-wing-back, central midfield, attacking midfield and on both wings in his time at Sheffield Wednesday.

Wherever he plays this weekend, Leeds must ensure the former Middlesbrough man is kept quiet.

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