FM Preview: Barnsley v Leeds United 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Whites have recorded 7 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 12 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was just last season, in December 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Leeds Utd. 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Sat 31 Dec Barnsley 4-1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Leeds Utd. 1 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Leeds Utd. 3 - 3 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Tue 14 Sep Barnsley 5 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Leeds Utd. 2 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 04 Nov Barnsley 3 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Tykes have scored 5, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Leeds United is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Whites have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 21 points.

Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 38 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 2 0 4 6 9 6
Leeds United 6 2 1 3 7 13 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Whites out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Barnsley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Leeds United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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