FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 04 April 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 18 and win only 6 of the 33 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was more than a decade ago, in September 1993, the Whites carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sun 29 AugSheff. Utd.2 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sun 09 MarSheff. Utd.1 - 0Leeds Utd.FAC
2002/2003Wed 06 NovSheff. Utd.2 - 1Leeds Utd.LC
1993/1994Sun 13 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM
1993/1994Sat 18 SepLeeds Utd.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Tue 06 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1992/1993Sat 17 OctLeeds Utd.3 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Blades have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.

Leeds Utd.'s 54 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 59 from their 39 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.6141577
Sheff. Utd.6222758

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Whites, as the Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.