FM Preview: Blackpool v Leeds United 17 Apr 2012

Last updated : 16 April 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United travel to take on Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Whites have recorded 6 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 10 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Blackpool was way back in the black-and-white days of March 1971, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a First Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 02 Nov Leeds Utd. 0 - 5 Blackpool Championship
1970/1971 Sat 13 Mar Blackpool 1-1 Leeds Utd. First Division
1970/1971 Sat 14 Nov Leeds Utd. 3 - 1 Blackpool First Division
1966/1967 Sat 25 Mar Blackpool 0 - 2 Leeds Utd. First Division
1966/1967 Sat 10 Dec Leeds Utd. 1 - 1 Blackpool First Division
1965/1966 Mon 28 Mar Blackpool 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. First Division
1965/1966 Sat 26 Mar Leeds Utd. 1 - 2 Blackpool First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

Blackpool's total of 68 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Leeds United's 60 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 3 1 10 7 9
Leeds United 6 2 0 4 8 14 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Blackpool may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Blackpool Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Leeds United 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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