FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 01 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Hull City fixture

Hull City travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road at lunchtime on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tigers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 11 and win only 2 of the 17 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1990, as the Whites edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1989/1990Sat 10 FebLeeds Utd.4 - 3Hull CityCHMP
1989/1990Sat 16 SepHull City0 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1988/1989Tue 14 MarHull City1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
1988/1989Sat 29 OctLeeds Utd.2 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1987/1988Sun 03 JanHull City3 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1987/1988Sat 12 SepLeeds Utd.0 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1986/1987Wed 08 AprHull City0 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Hull City is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Tigers have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 45 points from 25 games. Hull City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 30 points from their 26 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.64027412
Hull City632110611

FootyMad's prediction ...

Tigers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Leeds Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd.5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Hull CityNot won in previous 8 away matches.