The Whites travel to take on Carlisle United at Brunton Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 6 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.
The last time the two teams met at Carlisle was amazingly over twenty years ago, in November 1985, with Leeds inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Cumbrians in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1985/1986||Sat 26 Apr||Leeds Utd.||2 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Sat 23 Nov||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 2||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Tue 26 Feb||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 2||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1984/1985||Sat 10 Nov||Leeds Utd.||1 - 1||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 05 May||Leeds Utd.||3 - 0||Carlisle Utd.||CHMP|
|1983/1984||Sat 03 Dec||Carlisle Utd.||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1982/1983||Sat 26 Feb||Carlisle Utd.||2 - 2||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Carlisle United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Cumbrians, with 4 goals against.
Leeds' away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Just 7 goals have been scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Carlisle are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League One, with their 13 games giving them a return of 24 points. Leeds lie just outside the play-off positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 20 from their 13 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Leeds are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. Score draw
|Carlisle Utd.||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5.
|Leeds Utd.||3 successive away victories.|
4 games since last away draw.
12 games since last defeat.