FM Preview: Leeds United v Middlesbrough 22 Dec 2012

Last updated : 21 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Middlesbrough fixture

Leeds United prepare to entertain Middlesbrough at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, winning 51.16% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in August 2011, with Middlesbrough inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Whites in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 11 Mar Middlesbrough 0 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Leeds Utd. 0-1 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Leeds Utd. 1 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Middlesbrough 1 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2003/2004 Sat 31 Jan Leeds Utd. 0 - 3 Middlesbrough Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 30 Aug Middlesbrough 2 - 3 Leeds Utd. Premiership
2002/2003 Sat 15 Mar Leeds Utd. 2 - 3 Middlesbrough 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. The Whites's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Middlesbrough have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Boro's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.

Leeds United's 32 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 22 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 4 0 2 11 11 12
Middlesbrough 6 3 0 3 11 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Whites, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Middlesbrough 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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