FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 14 January 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Cardiff City fixture

Cardiff City travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bluebirds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 4 of the 20 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in December 1984, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Second Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctCardiff City0 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sun 06 JanCardiff City2 - 1Leeds Utd.FAC
1984/1985Sat 29 DecLeeds Utd.1 - 1Cardiff CityCHMP
1984/1985Wed 12 SepCardiff City2 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 11 FebCardiff City0 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Sat 10 SepLeeds Utd.1 - 0Cardiff CityCHMP
1974/1975Sat 04 JanLeeds Utd.4 - 1Cardiff CityFAC

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Leeds Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 36 points from their 28 games played so far, Cardiff City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 28 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.631281010
Cardiff City6231749

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Cardiff City 6 games since last defeat.