FM Preview: Hull City v Leeds United 29 Dec 2012

Last updated : 28 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Hull City v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United face a trip to Hull City at The Circle at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Whites have recorded 7 wins, and Hull City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Circle was less than a year ago, in March 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 18 Sep Leeds Utd. 2 - 3 Hull City Championship
2011/2012 Tue 06 Mar Hull City 0-0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Tue 16 Aug Leeds Utd. 4 - 1 Hull City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 01 Feb Hull City 2 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Tue 09 Nov Leeds Utd. 2 - 2 Hull City Championship
2006/2007 Tue 30 Jan Hull City 1 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 23 Dec Leeds Utd. 0 - 0 Hull City Championship

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

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Tigers score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 2.

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Whites's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Hull City are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 45 points from the 24 games they have played so far.

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

Team P W D L F A P
Hull City 6 4 2 0 8 3 14
Leeds United 6 4 0 2 11 11 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tigers, as the Whites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hull City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Leeds United 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.

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