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LUFC - Leeds v Peterborough preview

LUFC - Leeds v Peterborough preview

Leeds entertain play off rivals Peterborough United on Saturday hoping to build on last Saturday`s win at Brighton.

Form:

Leeds
Leeds won last Saturday at Brighton 2-0 and kept their first clean sheet since November 1st.
In their last home game they lost 2-0 against Carlisle United.

Recent home form (Last game first) LDLWLD

Peterborough
The Posh drew in midweek 0-0 with fellow promotion chasers MK Dons at London Road.
On their last away trip they drew 1-1 with Premiership West Brom in the FA Cup.

Recent away form (Last game first) DWLWWD

Team News:

Leeds
Fraser Richardson will be missing after injuring his thigh at Brighton.
Jermaine Beckford will hopefully be back to lead the attack.
Robert Snodgrass is also back in the reckoning after getting injured in training last week.
Home debuts will be given to loan signings Richard Naylor and Carl Dickinson.

Peterborough
The visitors will be without Tom Williams who is injured, Craig Morgan will be able to play although he picked up his fifth yellow card of the season in midweek, the ban doesn`t start until seven days after the booking.

History:
The two clubs have only ever met five times, and only once previously at Elland Road, on that occasions Leeds won 3-1 in the League Cup; it was Howard Wilkinson`s first game in charge.

Peterborough brought to an end Leeds run of six successive wins earlier in the season when they won 2-0 at home.

Full list of results (League unless stated)

1973/74 Peterborough 1-4 Leeds United FA Cup
1985/86 Peterborough 1-0 Leeds United FA Cup
1988/89 Peterborough 1-2 Leeds United League Cup
1988/89 Leeds United 3-1 Peterborough League Cup (Leeds won 5-2 on aggregate)
2008/09 Peterborough 2-0 Leeds United



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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday January 22 2009
Time: 8:06PM

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