FM Preview: Leeds United v Crystal Palace 04 Dec 2010

Last updated : 03 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
Footymad preview
History of the Leeds United v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace pack their bags to visit Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 19 out of 29 times.

The previous match played between the two at Elland Road was within the last three years, in August 2008, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 26 AugLeeds Utd.4 - 0Crystal PalaceLGEC
2006/2007Sat 10 FebLeeds Utd.2 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sun 13 AugCrystal Palace1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 21 MarLeeds Utd.0 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 04 MarCrystal Palace1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sun 16 FebCrystal Palace1 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC
1997/1998Sat 31 JanCrystal Palace0 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Whites have scored 11, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 8 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 29 points from their 19 games so far. Crystal Palace are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 20 points from their 19 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.633013712
Crystal Palace63039109

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Whites, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.