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LUFC - Leeds v Scunthorpe preview

Leeds United entertain Scunthorpe United on Saturday in a crucial play off place six pointer.

Scunthorpe currently fill the last play off place with Leeds just below them, Scunthorpe are two points ahead and also have a game in hand.

Form:

Leeds
Leeds won at home last weekend beating lowly Cheltenham Town 2-0 thanks to two second half goals from Jon Howson.
The Whites have now won their last four home games in succession.

Recent home form (last game first) WWWWLD

Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe lost in midweek 2-0 at Southend, this follows hot on the heels of a 4-2 defeat at Swindon Town last weekend, they lead 2-0 before having two players sent off and conceding four goals in the last half hour.

Recent away form (last game first) LLWWLW


History:

The two clubs have only ever met on seventeen occasions in all competitions with seven of these taking place at Elland Road.

Leeds have the better record with four wins to Scunthorpe`s one out of the seven games.

The last time they met at Elland Road was back in 1992/93 when Leeds beat Scunthorpe 4-1 in the first leg of the League Cup, the return game was drawn 2-2 to see Leeds through 6-3 on aggregate.

The two clubs have already met this season on the opening day, Leeds game from a goal down to win 2-1 thanks to goals from Enoch Showunmi and Jermaine Beckford.

Full history of results at Elland Road (league unless stated)
1960/61 Leeds United 2-2 Scunthorpe United
1961/62 Leeds United 1-4 Scunthorpe United
1962/63 Leeds United 1-0 Scunthorpe United
1963/64 Leeds United 1-0 Scunthorpe United
1983/84 Leeds United 1-1 Scunthorpe United FA Cup
1991/92 Leeds United 3-0 Scunthorpe United League Cup
1992/93 Leeds United 4-1 Scunthorpe United League Cup



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Date:Thursday February 26 2009

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