FM Preview: Leeds United v Blackpool 02 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 1st November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Leeds United and Blackpool at 19:45 on 2nd November 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Leeds United v Blackpool fixture
Leeds United play host to Blackpool at Elland Road on Wednesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Whites have recorded 9 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 2 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Leeds United was way back in the black-and-white days of November 1970, with Leeds United running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a First Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1970/1971||Sat 13 Mar||Blackpool||1 - 1||Leeds Utd.||First Division|
|1970/1971||Sat 14 Nov||Leeds Utd.||3-1||Blackpool||First Division|
|1966/1967||Sat 25 Mar||Blackpool||0 - 2||Leeds Utd.||First Division|
|1966/1967||Sat 10 Dec||Leeds Utd.||1 - 1||Blackpool||First Division|
|1965/1966||Mon 28 Mar||Blackpool||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||First Division|
|1965/1966||Sat 26 Mar||Leeds Utd.||1 - 2||Blackpool||First Division|
|1964/1965||Wed 16 Sep||Leeds Utd.||3 - 0||Blackpool||First Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leeds United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Blackpool is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Seasiders have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 22 points from their 14 games so far.
Blackpool see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 19 points from their 14 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Blackpool 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||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Blackpool||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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