FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 20 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Wed. travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Owls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 8 of the 39 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was back in October 1999, over five years ago, with Leeds Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 13 SepSheff. Wed.1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 30 AprSheff. Wed.0 - 3Leeds Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sat 16 OctLeeds Utd.2 - 0Sheff. Wed.PREM
1998/1999Sat 13 MarSheff. Wed.0 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM
1998/1999Sun 08 NovLeeds Utd.2 - 1Sheff. Wed.PREM
1997/1998Sat 17 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 2Sheff. Wed.PREM
1997/1998Wed 13 AugSheff. Wed.1 - 3Leeds Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 6 conceded.

In complete contrast to Leeds Utd., Sheff. Wed. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Owls have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 51 points from 28 games. Sheff. Wed. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 30 from their 29 matches played.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.632111611
Sheff. Wed.63129810

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Owls are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Leeds Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Wed. Last drawn game 6 outings ago.