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Leeds United entertain Tranmere Rovers on Saturday hoping to continue with their 100% start to the season.

Form


Leeds

The Whites have won all four of their games this season in all competitions. The great news is the fact that three of them have been on the road, which was Leeds downfall last season.
Last time out they came from behind in the last ten minutes to defeat Walsall 2-1.

Tranmere

Rovers new manager John Barnes has had a mixed start this season, they started the season with a 1-0 defeat at Yeovil and followed this up with two big wins at home in the Carling Cup and League One. On Tuesday evening, they went down 1-0 at home against MK Dons.

History

The two clubs have only ever met eight times in their history, home and away.
At Elland Road, Leeds have won three to Tranmere`s one.

When the two clubs met last season it was one victory apiece, both clubs winning their home games respectively.

Leeds 3-1 victory over Tranmere at Elland Road in April secured them a Play off place.

Full history of results (League unless stated)

1932/33 Tranmere 0-0 Leeds FA Cup
1932/33 Leeds4-0 Tranmere FA Cup Replay
1991/92 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere League Cup
2000/01 Tranmere 3-2 Leeds League Cup
2007/08 Tranmere 1-2 Leeds
2007/08 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere
2008/09 Tranmere 2-1 Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 3-1 Tranmere

Betting (best odds from Oddschecker.com)

Match betting

Leeds 1/2
Draw 16/5
Tranmere 7/1

First scorer (selected players)

Beckford (Leeds) 9/2
Ian Thomas Moore (Tranmere) 11/1
Bradley Johnson (Leeds) 14/1
Chris Shuker (Tranmere) 14/1
Rui Marques (Leeds) 33/1
Ian Goodison (Tranmere) 50/1



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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday August 20 2009
Time: 3:44PM

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