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LUFC Southampton v Leeds Match Preview

Leeds travel to Southampton this weekend buoyed by their impressive win in midweek.

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Southampton
The Saints suffered a surprise loss at Tranmere last Saturday 2-1.

This came as a surprise as they had score ten goals in their previous two games, both at home, in the space of four days. They beat Walsall 5-1 before beating promotion chasing Huddersfield 5-0.

Southampton are currently in tenth place with 44 points for 33 games, they are currently 16 points outside the play off places.

So far this season at home they have won nine, drawn four and lost two.

They have won their last six home games in a row in League One.

Recent home form: WWLWWW

Leeds
The Whites enjoyed an impressive 4-1 victory at Tranmere Rovers on Tuesday night and are now unbeaten in five games.

The win was Leeds first away league win in 2010.

Leeds are currently second in the table, four points behind leaders Norwich and five points clear of third placed Charlton.

So far this season on their travels they have won nine, drawn five and lost three.

Recent away form: WDDWDL

History

The two clubs have met on fourty four occasions at Southampton with Leeds having the slightest of advantages, Leeds have won nineteen, Southampton eighteen and seven draws.

This will be the first meeting between the two sides at St Mary`s since the 2006/07 season when the home side won 1-0.

When the clubs met at Elland Road in December, Leeds won 1-0 thanks to a late goal by Robert Snodgrass.

Recent meetings
1990/91 Southampton 2-0 Leeds
1991/92 Southampton 0-4 Leeds
1992/93 Southampton 1-1 Leeds
1993/94 Southampton 0-2 Leeds
1994/95 Southampton 1-3 Leeds
1995/96 Southampton 1-1 Leeds
1996/97 Southampton 0-2 Leeds
1997/98 Southampton 0-2 Leeds
1998/99 Southampton 3-0 Leeds
1999/00 Southampton 0-3 Leeds
2000/01 Southampton 1-0 Leeds
2001/02 Southampton 0-1 Leeds
2002/03 Southampton 3-2 Leeds
2003/04 Southampton 2-1 Leeds
2005/06 Southampton 3-4 Leeds
2006/07 Southampton 1-0 Leeds



Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)

Southampton 8/5
Draw Between 5/2 & 13/5
Leeds 15/8


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Thursday March 11 2010
Time: 7:59PM

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