Leeds continued their preparations for the 2021-22 campaign with a 1-1 draw against Blackburn Rovers on Wednesday, with Pascal Struijk cancelling out an effort from Connor McBride.
The Whites also beat Guiseley 3-2 on Tuesday, although the fixture was largely an Under-23s affair, with head coach Bielsa deciding to keep his first-team players back for the clash with Blackburn.
Leeds will take on Fleetwood Town on Friday night before tackling Real Betis the next afternoon, with the Premier League club, as mentioned, facing four matches in the space of five days.
Bielsa’s side will round off their preparations for the new season with a friendly against Ajax on August 4 before facing Man United at Old Trafford on the opening weekend of the new Premier League campaign.
Junior Firpo and Jack Harrison have both joined Leeds this summer, with the latter completing a permanent move from Manchester City, while the club have also brought in youngsters Lewis Bate, Amari Miller and Sean McGurk ahead of the new season.
Betis, meanwhile, opened their pre-season with a 4-0 victory over FC Winterthur on July 17 before suffering back-to-back 1-0 defeats to Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County in their last two fixtures.
Wayne Rooney’s Derby side ran out winners courtesy of a second-half effort from Max Bird, and Betis boss Manuel Pellegrini will be wary of suffering another defeat to an English club this weekend.
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The Seville outfit will complete their preparations for the new season with a friendly against Roma on August 7 before opening their La Liga campaign away to Mallorca on August 14.
Los Verdiblancos impressed in Spain’s top flight last term, finishing sixth, meaning that they have automatically qualified for the group stage of the 2021-22 Europa League.
Betis have been relatively quiet this summer in terms of incomings, but they have managed to sign Juan Miranda, Rui Silva and Youssouf Sabaly on free transfers