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LUFC Leeds v Hartlepool Preview

Leeds United welcome Hartlepool United to Elland Road on Boxing Day sat at the top of the table having already reached 50 points for the season.

Form


Leeds
The Whites are unbeaten in the league during December, that have drawn with Huddersfield (home) and Brentford (away) before beating in form Southampton 1-0 at home in their last game.

They have lost just the one game in the league so far this season and are unbeaten at home since January going back 22 games in the league.

Recent home form: WWWDWW

Hartlepool
United have won one, drawn one and lost two during the month.

Their only win was an impressive 3-0 home victory over Millwall.

Both their away fixtures this month have been five goal thrillers, losing 3-2 at both Southend and Carlisle.

They are currently in eleventh place with twenty-seven points from twenty-two games.

Recent away form: LLLDWL

History
The two clubs have only ever met four times at Elland Road with three of these coming in the past two seasons.

Leeds have a perfect record winning all four games and scoring thirteen goals in the process and conceding only five.

History at Elland Road (League unless stated)
1965/66 Leeds 4-2 Hartlepool League Cup
2007/08 Leeds 2-0 Hartlepool
2008/09 Leeds 3-2 Hartlepool League Cup
2008/09 Leeds 4-1 Hartlepool


Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Leeds 4/11
Draw 9/2
Hartlepool Between 10/1 & 11/1


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Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 24 2009

Time: 10:24AM

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Hartlepool have given us a really good game on their three recent visits. They are not one of the sides that come to Elland Road and put eleven men behind the ball, they will actually have a go at us. So should be a good game.
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