FootyMAD's Northampton Town match preview

Last updated : 04 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Northampton Town fixture

Leeds play host to Northampton Town at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the Whites have won one and drawn one.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1965, with United annihilating their visitors 6-1 in a First Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1965/1966Sat 05 MarNorthampton2 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1965/1966Sat 16 OctLeeds Utd.6 - 1NorthamptonPREM
1963/1964Sat 14 DecLeeds Utd.0 - 0NorthamptonCHMP
1963/1964Tue 01 OctNorthampton0 - 3Leeds Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Northampton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Cobblers have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds' total of 37 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the play-off places in Coca-Cola League One. Northampton find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 24 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.62221088

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Northampton is certainly an interesting one with me deciding it's going to end up with a victory for the Whites in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd.9 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
NorthamptonNo sequences of note