FM Preview: Leeds United v Crystal Palace 24 Nov 2012

Last updated : 23 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Crystal Palace fixture

Leeds United prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 21 wins out of 31 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in September 2011, 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 Sat 14 Jan Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Leeds Utd. 3-2 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 04 Dec Leeds Utd. 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Tue 26 Aug Leeds Utd. 4 - 0 Crystal Palace League Cup
2006/2007 Sat 10 Feb Leeds Utd. 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2006/2007 Sun 13 Aug Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Whites's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The Eagles have had a decent run of form away from home recently, remaining unbeaten in their last six, winning five and drawing the one. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Eagles, and 7 goals against.

Leeds United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 17 matches.

Crystal Palace are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 17 games giving them a return of 36 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 1 1 4 6 11 4
Crystal Palace 6 5 1 0 15 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds United are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Crystal Palace running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Undefeated in last 6 away games.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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