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LUFC Leeds v Southampton Preview

Both sides return to League action this weekend after both booking their places in their respective area finals of the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy.

Form


Leeds
The Whites are unbeaten in twelve since suffering their only league defeat of the season at Millwall in October.

Last time out they beat Accrington Stanley 2-0 at home in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy.

Leeds are unbeaten in twenty-two league games at home.

Recent home form: WWDWWW

Southampton
The Saints needed penalties to beat Norwich in midweek in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy.

Last time out on their travels in the league they beat Walsall 3-1.
Southampton are in great form and have lost just one of their last sixteen games in all competitions.

Recent away form: WWWWDW

History

The two sides have met on 43 occasions at Elland Road with Leeds winning 24 to Southampton`s 6.

The last time they met in the league was during the 2006/07 season when Southampton enjoyed doing the double over Leeds.

Whenever a Leeds v Southampton fixture comes around it always gets people talking about the fixture at Elland Road in 1972 when Leeds destroyed the side from the South Coast 7-0 and one passage of play saw them keep the ball for almost 30 passes.

Last ten meetings
1996/97 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
1997/98 Leeds 0-1 Southampton
1998/99 Leeds 3-0 Southampton
1999/00 Leeds 1-0 Southampton
2000/01 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
2001/02 Leeds 2-0 Southampton
2002/03 Leeds 1-1 Southampton
2003/04 Leeds 0-0 Southampton
2005/06 Leeds 2-1 Southampton
2006/07 Leeds 0-3 Southampton

Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Leeds 20/21
Draw 14/5
Southampton 16/5


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday December 17 2009
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