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LUFC Leeds v Colchester Preview

Leeds welcome Colchester United to Elland Road on Saturday hoping to get back to winning ways in the league.

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Leeds
The Whites were soundly beaten 3-0 at Swindon in midweek and have now not won in the league since the end of December.

They are still unbeaten at home in the league this season although last time out at Elland Road they lost 2-1 to Carlisle in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy.

Recent home form: LDWWWD

Colchester
The U`s got back to winning ways in midweek with a 2-0 home win over MK Dons, it was their first win for four games.

Last time out away they drew 0-0 with Gillingham last Saturday.

Colchester are still in the play off positions and currently occupy fourth place.

Recent away form: dLWWLW

History

The two sides have only ever met on three occasions at Elland Road with Leeds winning two and Colchester one.

Colchester`s success came in the last season`s fixture when they won 2-1.

When the two sides met at Colchester earlier in the season Leeds won 2-1 thanks to goals from Bradley Johnson and Jermaine Beckford.

Full history of meetings (League unless stated)
1970/71 Colchester 3-2 Leeds FA Cup
1977/78 Leeds 4-0 Colchester League Cup
2006/07 Leeds 3-0 Colchester
2006/07 Colchester 2-1 Leeds
2008/09 Leeds 1-2 Colchester
2008/09 Colchester 0-1 Leeds
2009/10 Colchester 1-2 Leeds

Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Match Betting

Leeds 5/7
Draw 3/1
Colchester 5/1


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday January 28 2010
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