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LUFC Brighton v Leeds Preview

Leeds United travel to Brighton and Hove Albion hoping to continue where they left off before last Saturday`s day off.

The Whites will come up against former Leeds assistant boss Gus Poyet who as just taken over as manager at the South coast club.

Form

Brighton
Since the arrival of Poyet, the Seagulls have won both games they have played.
They won 3-1 at Southampton last weekend and beat Wycombe at home 2-0 in a FA Cup replay in midweek.

Brighton are unbeaten in their last four games and have score twelve goals in the process.

So far at home in the League this season they have won two, drawn one and lost four.

Last six at home: WDLWLL

Leeds

The Whites continue to set the pace at the top of League One and have a four point cushion at the top with a game in hand on all their main rivals.

Leeds had last weekend off due to international call ups and will be wanting to carry on where they left off before the break.

Last time out they beat Grimsby Town 3-1 in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy.

Leeds lost their first league game at Millwall towards the end of October but have come back by winning four in a row and scoring thirteen goals in the process and conceding only one.

Last six away: WWLWDW

History
The two clubs have met on sixteen previous occasions at Brighton with the record fairly close, Brighton have won seven games to Leeds six and three have been drawn.

Since Brighton`s move to the Withdean, they have met on four occasions with both sides winning two each.

Leeds enjoyed doing the double last season with a 3-1 win at Elland Road followed by a 2-0 victory at Brighton in January.

Full list of results at Brighton (League unless stated)

1960/61 Brighton 2-1 Leeds
1961/62 Brighton 1-3 Leeds
1979/80 Brighton 0-0 Leeds
1980/81 Brighton 2-1 Leeds
1981/82 Brighton 1-0 Leeds
1983/84 Brighton 3-0 Leeds
1984/85 Brighton 1-1 Leeds
1985/86 Brighton 0-1 Leeds
1986/87 Brighton 0-1 Leeds
1988/89 Brighton 2-1 Leeds
1988/89 Brighton 1-2 Leeds FA Cup
1989/90 Brighton 2-2 Leeds
2004/05 Brighton 1-0 Leeds
2005/06 Brighton 2-1 Leeds
2007/08 Brighton 0-1 Leeds
2008/09 Brighton 0-2 Leeds


Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Brighton 100/30
Draw 11/4
Leeds Evens


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Date:Thursday November 19 2009
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