FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 27 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Leeds United at Elland Road on Wednesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 30 and win only 6 of the 47 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2004, the Whites carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 26 JanDerby County2 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 AugLeeds Utd.1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2001/2002Sat 27 AprDerby County0 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
2001/2002Sun 23 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Sat 10 FebLeeds Utd.0 - 0Derby CountyPREM
2000/2001Sat 23 SepDerby County1 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sun 05 DecDerby County0 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Whites in those games, with 6 conceded.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Rams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Leeds Utd.'s 14 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Derby County's 12 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.63127610
Derby County60428104

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Derby County Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.