History of the Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers fixture
Leeds United play host to Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 8 of the 44 games.
The last time the two teams met at Leeds United was back in October 2003, over five years ago, the Whites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2005/2006||Tue 25 Oct||Blackburn R.||3 - 0||Leeds Utd.||League Cup|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Leeds Utd.||Premiership|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Leeds Utd.||2-1||Blackburn R.||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Apr||Leeds Utd.||2 - 3||Blackburn R.||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Sun 22 Sep||Blackburn R.||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Sun 17 Mar||Leeds Utd.||3 - 1||Blackburn R.||Premiership|
|2001/2002||Sun 09 Dec||Blackburn R.||1 - 2||Leeds Utd.||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Leeds United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Whites, with 5 goals against.
The away form of Blackburn Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Rovers have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 6 points from their 3 games so far.
Blackburn Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 7 points from 3 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Blackburn Rovers is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Whites in a close run game. Home Win
|Leeds United||Won 3 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Blackburn Rovers||Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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