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LUFC - Leeds v Carlisle preview

Leeds entertain Carlisle United on Saturday hoping to continue their recent improved form since the appointment of Simon Grayson.


Form

Leeds
Both Leeds games over the Christmas period were against teams in the top seven, firstly they got a hard earned home draw with Leicester City before beating Stockport County away 3-1 two days later.
Last Saturday`s game at Hereford United was called off because of a frozen pitch

Recent home form (last game first) DLWLDW

Carlisle United
Carlisle enjoyed a good Christmas period with a 3-0 home victory over Huddersfield Town and a 0-0 draw at Oldham Athletic.
They also fell foul of the big freeze last weekend.

Recent away form (last game first) DLDWLL


Team news

Leeds
The home side have Jermaine Beckford back to full fitness after he went off injured against Stockport.
Malcolm Christie picked up a back injury in the midweek reserve victory against Bradford and is the only doubt.
Paul Huntington is still recovering from injury but is getting closer to a return.

Carlisle United
The visitors have an almost fully fit squad; Paul Thirlwell and Peter Murphy are back in contention after injury.
The only absentee is Chris Lumsdon who is back in training but not yet match fit.

History


The two clubs have only ever met seven times at Elland Road, Leeds have won four with two draws and Carlisle winning once.
Carlisle`s only victory coming in last seasons play off semi final first leg when they won 2-1, Leeds went on to win the tie on aggregate with a 2-0 victory at Carlisle.
The clubs have already met this season when Leeds won 2-0 at Carlisle with goals from Luciano Becchio and Jermaine Beckford.


Full list of results at Elland Road
1974/75 Leeds United 3-1 Carlisle United
1982/83 Leeds United 1-1 Carlisle United
1983/84 Leeds United 3-0 Carlisle United
1984/85 Leeds United 1-1 Carlisle United
1985/86 Leeds United 2-0 Carlisle United
2007/08 Leeds United 3-2 Carlisle United
2007/08 Leeds United 1-2 Carlisle United




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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 8 2009

Time: 7:25PM

Your Comments

It will be interesting to see Grayson's tactics and formation for this game after he's had almost two weeks without a game to work with the squad.
dazza71
Clean sheet and 3 points please.
Tiny T
yeah, should get a clean sheet, n maybe a nice hatrick from becks? lol
Dobbo96
clean sheet deffo required, they are not the team they were last year so we should get 3 points here definitely. becchio to bag a few
roberto-74
 

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