FM Preview: Leeds United v Portsmouth 28 Dec 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 27th December 2010
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Leeds United take on Portsmouth in a Championship match on Tuesday, 28th December 2010 at 15:00.
Leeds Utd. play host to Portsmouth at Elland Road on Tuesday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 5 of the 26 games.
The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was back in April 2004, over five years ago, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Whites in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Portsmouth||3 - 0||Leeds Utd.||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Tue 26 Oct||Portsmouth||2 - 1||Leeds Utd.||LGEC|
|2003/2004||Sun 25 Apr||Leeds Utd.||1-2||Portsmouth||PREM|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Portsmouth||6 - 1||Leeds Utd.||PREM|
|1998/1999||Sat 23 Jan||Portsmouth||1 - 5||Leeds Utd.||FAC|
|1996/1997||Sat 15 Feb||Leeds Utd.||2 - 3||Portsmouth||FAC|
|1989/1990||Sat 24 Mar||Leeds Utd.||2 - 0||Portsmouth||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Leeds United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The Pompey have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Pompey's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 39 points from 23 games. Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 29 points from their 21 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Whites's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Portsmouth. Home Win
|Leeds Utd.||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Portsmouth||7 games since last away draw.|
4 games since last defeat.
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