FootyMAD's Birmingham City match preview

Last updated : 12 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Birmingham City v Leeds United fixture

Leeds pack their bags to visit Birmingham City at St. Andrew's on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Whites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 8 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in January 2005, with City running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 23 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 2Birmingham C.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 08 JanBirmingham C.3 - 0Leeds Utd.FAC
2003/2004Sat 27 MarBirmingham C.4 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
2003/2004Sat 20 SepLeeds Utd.0 - 2Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Wed 01 JanLeeds Utd.2 - 0Birmingham C.PREM
2002/2003Sat 31 AugBirmingham C.2 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1997/1998Sat 14 FebLeeds Utd.3 - 2Birmingham C.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Birmingham City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Leeds is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Whites have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

City are leading the way in the Coca-Cola Championship, with their 27 games giving them a return of 53 points. Leeds are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Birmingham C.632113611
Leeds Utd.61144104

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Whites are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against City. Home win.

Sequence statistics:
Birmingham C.Drawn last 2 games at home.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Leeds Utd.Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.