FM Preview: Leeds United v Doncaster Rovers 18 Feb 2012

Last updated : 17 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Leeds United prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 5 and lost only 1 of the 9 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Fri 14 Oct Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 3 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Tue 23 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 2 Leeds Utd. League Cup
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Leeds Utd. 5-2 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Fri 17 Sep Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Sun 25 May Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
2007/2008 Tue 01 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 1 Leeds Utd. League One
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Leeds Utd. 0 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One

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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. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Doncaster Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds United's 45 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Doncaster Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 29 games have yielded only 24 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 2 1 3 10 10 7
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 2 3 4 7 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Though Leeds United are not exactly setting the world alight at Elland Road in recent games, we can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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