FM Preview: Blackpool v Leeds United 21 Aug 2012

Last updated : 20 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Blackpool v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United face a trip to Blackpool at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Whites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bloomfield Road was less than a year ago, in April 2012, the Seasiders carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 17 Apr Blackpool 1-0 Leeds Utd. Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Blackpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Seasiders, with 3 goals against.

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 are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 1 games giving them a return of 3 points.

Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 3 from their 1 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Blackpool 6 2 2 2 9 8 8
Leeds United 6 3 1 2 11 5 10

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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 Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Leeds United Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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