FM Preview: Leeds United v Barnsley 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Barnsley fixture

Leeds United prepare to entertain Barnsley at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Whites have recorded 14 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in October 2012, the Whites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 12 Jan Barnsley 2 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Leeds Utd. 1-0 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Sat 31 Dec Barnsley 4 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Whites, with 7 goals against.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds United's total of 33 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Skybet Championship.

Barnsley find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 15 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 2 3 1 14 7 9
Barnsley 6 0 5 1 3 7 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Leeds United are not exactly setting the world alight at Elland Road in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Barnsley Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 17 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.

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