FM Preview: Portsmouth v Leeds United 25 Feb 2012

Last updated : 24 February 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Leeds United fixture

Leeds United face a trip to Portsmouth at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, Whites have recorded 6 wins, and Portsmouth have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Leeds Utd. 1 - 0 Portsmouth Championship
2010/2011 Sat 22 Jan Portsmouth 2-2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Tue 28 Dec Leeds Utd. 3 - 3 Portsmouth Championship
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Portsmouth 3 - 0 Leeds Utd. League Cup
2004/2005 Tue 26 Oct Portsmouth 2 - 1 Leeds Utd. League Cup
2003/2004 Sun 25 Apr Leeds Utd. 1 - 2 Portsmouth Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 08 Nov Portsmouth 6 - 1 Leeds Utd. Premiership

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Leeds United is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Whites have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 25 points from their 31 games thus far.

Leeds United's 48 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 1 1 4 6 8 4
Leeds United 6 3 0 3 12 11 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Whites out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Portsmouth. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Leeds United Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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