FM Preview: Coventry City v Leeds United 06 Nov 2010

Last updated : 05 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Coventry City v Leeds United fixture

Leeds Utd. travel to take on Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 39 games played, Whites have recorded 13 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 14 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Coventry City was just over four years ago, in September 2006, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 01 JanLeeds Utd.2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 SepCoventry City1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarCoventry City1 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Mon 26 DecLeeds Utd.3 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2004/2005Mon 03 JanCoventry City1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 11 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2000/2001Wed 31 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 0Coventry CityPREM

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

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 Whites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.

Coventry City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 24 points from 14 games. Leeds Utd.'s 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City64119413
Leeds Utd.620412166

FootyMad's prediction ...

Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Leeds Utd. 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.