FootyMAD's Southampton match preview

Last updated : 17 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Southampton fixture

Leeds prepare to entertain Southampton at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Whites are clearly on top, having won 24 and lost only 5 of the 42 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in October 2005, with the Whites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 19 NovSouthampton3 - 4Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 18 OctLeeds Utd.2 - 1SouthamptonCHMP
2003/2004Sat 17 JanSouthampton2 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
2003/2004Tue 26 AugLeeds Utd.0 - 0SouthamptonPREM
2002/2003Sat 19 AprSouthampton3 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM
2002/2003Sat 21 DecLeeds Utd.1 - 1SouthamptonPREM
2001/2002Sat 29 DecSouthampton0 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Whites have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Southampton is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Saints have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 16 points from their 17 games thus far. Southampton's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Whites. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd.14 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
SouthamptonNot won in previous 5 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.