LUFC Leeds v Swindon Town Match Preview
Leeds United and Swindon Town meet at Elland Road on Saturday with three valuable points up for grabs.
The Whites have lost their last three games without scoring.
They went down at Norwich City last Saturday to a last minute goal after a much improved performance.
Last time out at home they lost to fellow promotion hopefuls Millwall 2-0.
So far this season at home they have won eleven, drawn six and lost two.
Recent home form: LDWDLL
The Robins made the long trip to Hartlepool last Saturday and came away with all three points to move them to within a point of Leeds.
So far this season on their travels they have won eight, drawn seven and lost four.
Recent away form: WWLdDD
The two clubs have only ever met ten times at Elland Road, Leeds have yet to taste defeat with seven wins from the ten games.
Probably the most famous clash at Elland Road was back in the 2003/04 season when the two clubs clashed in the Carling Cup, with only 13 minutes left on the clock the League One side led 2-0 against their illustrious Premiership opposition.
Ian Harte pulled one back to set up a tense finale, with four minutes of added time almost up Leeds won a corner, goalkeeper Paul Robinson ventured forward to plant a header past the hapless Griemink in the Swindon goal, it was a header that any centre forward would have been proud of.
After 30 minutes extra time with no further goals scored the tie went to penalties, Swindon once again took the advantage when Ian Harte hit a post with his penalty, Paul Robinson became the hero for a second time when he saved Miglioranzi and then Gurney`s penalties to send the Whites through to round three.
When the clubs met at Elland Road, Leeds claimed all three points thanks to a late winner from Jermaine Beckford.
The two clubs met at Swindon at the end of January and the home side ran out comfortable 3-0 winners.
Full history of results at Leeds (League unless stated)
1963/64 Leeds 0-0 Swindon
1970/71 Leeds 4-0 Swindon FA Cup
1987/88 Leeds 4-2 Swindon
1988/89 Leeds 0-0 Swindon
1989/90 Leeds 4-0 Swindon
1993/94 Leeds 3-0 Swindon
2003/04 Leeds 2-2 Swindon League Cup *Leeds won 4-3 on penalties
2004/05 Leeds 1-0 Swindon League Cup
2007/08 Leeds 2-1 Swindon
2008/09 Leeds 1-0 Swindon
Match Betting (Odds supplied by Betfair.com)
Draw Between 13/5 & 11/4
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