FM Preview: Leeds United v Birmingham City 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Birmingham City fixture

Leeds United play host to Birmingham City at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 24 and lost only 7 of the 43 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds United was back in September 2006, over five years ago, as the Whites squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Wed 26 Oct Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Tue 27 Feb Birmingham C. 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 23 Sep Leeds Utd. 3-2 Birmingham C. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 08 Jan Birmingham C. 3 - 0 Leeds Utd. F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 27 Mar Birmingham C. 4 - 1 Leeds Utd. Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 20 Sep Leeds Utd. 0 - 2 Birmingham C. Premiership
2002/2003 Wed 01 Jan Leeds Utd. 2 - 0 Birmingham C. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Whites's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The Blues 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. Those games have seen the Blues pummel 13 goals, and let in 4.

Leeds United's 42 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Birmingham City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 43 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 2 1 3 7 9 7
Birmingham City 6 5 1 0 16 1 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds United are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United 7 games since last home draw.
Birmingham City 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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