LUFC Southend v Leeds Vital Preview
Leeds travel to Southend on Friday night knowing a point will be enough to put them top for at least 19 hours.
The Shrimpers have made a steady start to the season, they drew their first four league games before losing 2-1 at Swindon.
Last weekend they beat Leyton Orient 3-1 at Roots Hall.
They are currently in twelfth place with seven points from six games.
A win for Leeds would set a new club record of ten consecutive league wins.
On Saturday, they broke two long standing club records when they recorded their eight straight win in all competitions this season and also their fourteenth straight home league win.
The two clubs path`s have only ever crossed seven times both home and away in their histories, all of them have come since 2006.
At Roots Hall, Leeds are still looking for their first victory having drawn one and lost two.
When the two clubs met in Essex last season, a goal from ex Leeds defender Dan Harding was enough to earn Southend all three points.
Full list of previous results (League unless stated)
2006/07 Leeds 3-1 Southend League Cup
2006/07 Leeds 2-0 Southend
2006/07 Southend 1-1 Leeds
2007/08 Leeds 4-1 Southend
2007/08 Southend 1-0Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 2-0 Southend
2008/09 Southend 1-0 Leeds
Betting (Odds from Betfair.com)
Southend (Between 14/5 & 3/1)
Draw (Between 12/5 & 5/2)
Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.
The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.