FM Preview: Leeds United v Coventry City 18 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 17th October 2011
The game between Leeds United and Coventry City in the Championship on 18th October 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Leeds United v Coventry City fixture
Leeds United prepare to entertain Coventry City at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 29 of the 40 contests.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was less than a year ago, in February 2011, the Whites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Feb||Leeds Utd.||1-0||Coventry City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 06 Nov||Coventry City||2 - 3||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Coventry City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Coventry City||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 1||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Leeds Utd.||3 - 1||Coventry City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Coventry City||1 - 2||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leeds United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.
The away form of Coventry City is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Sky Blues have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 17 points from their 10 games so far.
Coventry City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 10 from their 11 matches played.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Whites's form is quite poor at the moment, but we see this as their ideal opportunity to register a morale-boosting win. Home Win
|Leeds United||9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Coventry City||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here