FM Preview: Leeds United v Cardiff City 02 Feb 2013

Last updated : 01 February 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Leeds United v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City face a trip to Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 7 wins, and Leeds United have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in October 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Cardiff City 2 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Cardiff City 1 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2011/2012 Sun 30 Oct Leeds Utd. 1-1 Cardiff City Championship
2010/2011 Tue 04 Jan Cardiff City 2 - 1 Leeds Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Mon 25 Oct Leeds Utd. 0 - 4 Cardiff City Championship
2006/2007 Sat 17 Feb Cardiff City 1 - 0 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 19 Aug Leeds Utd. 0 - 1 Cardiff City Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Cardiff City's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Bluebirds, and 3 goals against.

Leeds United's 41 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Cardiff City are leading the way in the npower Championship, with their 28 games giving them a return of 60 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leeds United 6 4 1 1 7 5 13
Cardiff City 6 4 1 1 7 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Cardiff City are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Leeds United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leeds United Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Cardiff City 6 games since last away draw.

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