FM Preview: Leeds United v Southampton 03 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2012
The game between Leeds United and Southampton in the Championship on 3rd March 2012 at 17:20 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Leeds United v Southampton fixture
Leeds United are ready to welcome Southampton to Elland Road at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 6 of the 44 games.
The previous match played between the two at Elland Road was within the last three years, in December 2009, the Whites carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 06 Aug||Southampton||3 - 1||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Southampton||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Leeds Utd.||1-0||Southampton||League One|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Southampton||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 18 Nov||Leeds Utd.||0 - 3||Southampton||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Southampton||3 - 4||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Southampton||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leeds United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Whites's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
The away form of Southampton however, is much more impressive, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The Saints have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 3.
Leeds United's 49 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Southampton are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 33 games giving them a return of 62 points.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Leeds United are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Leeds United||10 games since last home draw.
|Southampton||Undefeated in last 6 away games.
5 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here