FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 20 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 17 out of 26 times.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was back in August 1997, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 04 MarCrystal Palace1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sun 16 FebCrystal Palace1 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC
1997/1998Sat 31 JanCrystal Palace0 - 2Leeds Utd.PREM
1997/1998Sat 23 AugLeeds Utd.0 - 2Crystal PalacePREM
1996/1997Sat 25 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC
1996/1997Tue 14 JanCrystal Palace2 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC
1994/1995Tue 09 MayLeeds Utd.3 - 1Crystal PalacePREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Whites, with 7 goals against.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 71 points from 38 games. Crystal Palace's total of 64 points from their 38 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.633010712
Crystal Palace632113811

FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Leeds Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Unbeaten in the last 8 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Undefeated in last 3 away games.