The Whites are currently 17th in the table, having picked up just three points from their opening five matches, while West Ham have collected eight points from their five games to sit eighth in the division.
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The Whites are currently 17th in the table with two points from their three matches, while Liverpool have made a strong start, collecting seven points from their opening three fixtures to occupy fifth position.
Both clubs head into this fixture after progressing from the second round of the League Cup in midweek, with the Clarets forced to beat Newcastle United on penalties, while the Whites secured a routine victory against League One opposition.
The Brazilian winger crashed home a second-half equaliser – his third goal in as many games against the Toffees – as Leeds twice hit back to earn their first point of the new campaign.
The Whites found it difficult against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their season opener, but Everton started life under Rafael Benitez with an impressive 3-1 victory over Southampton at Goodison Park.
The Red Devils finished second behind Manchester City in last season’s table, while Leeds impressed on their return to the top flight, picking up 59 points from 38 matches to claim ninth.
Having completed deals for Tom Heaton and Jadon Sancho, the Old Trafford giants announced on July 27 they had struck a deal with Real Madrid for the 28-year-old defender.
The Athletic claimed Leeds United are interested in the midfielder.
“This summer for me, there were many clubs interested,” Firpo said. But when [Leeds director of football] Victor Orta spoke with me and showed me the project, I said ‘Wow, this is interesting, they really want me.’ In this moment, I said ok I want to go to Leeds. The people said to me that a full Elland Road is incredible. I want to see this!”
He also let out his feelings when it looked as if he was going to miss the tournament after returning a positive test result on Tuesday night.
After Mateusz Klich gave Marcelo Bielsa’s side the lead on the stroke of half-time, Leeds punished Burnley after the break as Jack Harrison added a second before claiming the two assists when Rodrigo came off the bench to score a brace.
The Clarets beat Fulham 2-0 on Monday to confirm their Premier League safety, while Leeds saw off Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 last time out to move up to 10th.
Spurs are currently sixth in the table, five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea on the same number of games (34), while Leeds occupy 11th position in England’s top flight, just two points off ninth-placed Arsenal.
The Seagulls are currently 17th in the table, seven points above 18th-placed Fulham, while Leeds, who are unbeaten in their last six games in England’s top flight, occupy ninth position.
Leeds have impressed on their return to this level of football and currently sit 10th in the table, while Man United occupy second spot, seven points clear of third-placed Leicester City.
The Reds dropped two points in a 1-1 draw at Leeds United last time out, while Newcastle’s upturn in fortunes continued with a 3-2 win over top-four chasing West Ham United.
Liverpool had taken the lead impressively on the half-hour with Sadio Mane ending an eight-game spell without a goal, the longest drought of his Liverpool career, from a move sparked by a brilliant long ball from Diogo Jota
The Citizens are currently top of the table, 14 points ahead of second-placed Manchester United, while Leeds occupy 11th position, level on points with 10th-placed Arsenal on the same number of games.
The Whites beat Fulham 2-1 prior to the international break, while the Blades went down 5-0 to Leicester City in their most recent league outing.
The Blues, who beat Everton 2-0 on Monday evening, are currently fourth in the table, two points clear of fifth-placed West Ham United, while Leeds occupy 11th spot in England’s top flight.