FM Preview: Leeds United v Wigan Athletic 03 Dec 2013

Last updated : 02 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Wigan Athletic fixture

Leeds United play host to Wigan Athletic at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Out of their two previous meetings, the Whites have drawn one game and lost the other.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds United was back in January 2006, over five years ago, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in an F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2005/2006 Tue 17 Jan Leeds Utd. 3-3 Wigan Ath. F.A. Cup
2005/2006 Sat 07 Jan Wigan Ath. 1 - 1 Leeds Utd. F.A. Cup
2004/2005 Sat 19 Feb Wigan Ath. 3 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Sun 31 Oct Leeds Utd. 0 - 2 Wigan Ath. Championship
1986/1987 Sat 14 Mar Wigan Ath. 0 - 2 Leeds Utd. F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Wigan Athletic is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Latics have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the Skybet Championship, picking up 26 points from their 17 games so far.

Wigan Athletic see themselves just below half way in the Skybet Championship, showing a record of 22 points from their 15 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 2 3 1 14 7 9
Wigan Athletic 6 1 3 2 4 5 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds United are not exactly setting the world alight at Elland Road at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Wigan Athletic in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Wigan Athletic Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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