FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leeds United 22 Jan 2011

Last updated : 21 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Portsmouth v Leeds United fixture

Leeds Utd. pack their bags to visit Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Whites have recorded 6 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 13 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Fratton Park was more than three years back, in August 2007, with Portsmouth running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 28 DecLeeds Utd.3 - 3PortsmouthCHMP
2007/2008Tue 28 AugPortsmouth3 - 0Leeds Utd.LGEC
2004/2005Tue 26 OctPortsmouth2 - 1Leeds Utd.LGEC
2003/2004Sun 25 AprLeeds Utd.1 - 2PortsmouthPREM
2003/2004Sat 08 NovPortsmouth6 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1998/1999Sat 23 JanPortsmouth1 - 5Leeds Utd.FAC
1996/1997Sat 15 FebLeeds Utd.2 - 3PortsmouthFAC

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Leeds Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches. Leeds Utd.'s total of 44 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.613211106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Whites of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Fratton Park with Leeds Utd. coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Leeds Utd. Not won in previous 3 away matches.