FM Preview: Barnsley v Leeds United 31 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Barnsley take on Leeds United in a Championship match on 31st December 2011 at 13:00.
History of the Barnsley v Leeds United fixture
Leeds United face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 26 games played, Whites have recorded 7 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2000/2001||Sat 06 Jan||Leeds Utd.||1 - 0||Barnsley||F.A. Cup|
|1997/1998||Sat 04 Apr||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Barnsley||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Tykes's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Whites, and 10 goals against.
Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 23 matches.
Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 35 from their 23 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Leeds United are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Barnsley. Away win
|Barnsley||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Leeds United||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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