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LUFC Leeds v Sheffield United Match Preview

LUFC Leeds v Sheffield United Match Preview

Leeds United welcome Sheffield United to Elland Road on Saturday for their third Yorkshire derby in a row.

Form


Leeds
The Whites drew their last game in the 0-0 draw at Doncaster Rovers.

The last time out at Elland Road they beat Swansea City 2-1.

So far at home in the league this season they have won two (Millwall 3-1 and Swansea 2-1) and lost one (Derby 2-1).

Leeds are currently in twelfth position with eleven points from seven games.

Current form: DLwwwdL

Sheffield United
The Blades won on their last outing when they beat Portsmouth 1-0 at home.

In their last away game they won 1-0 at Derby County.

So far this season on their travels they have won one (Derby 1-0), drawn one (Cardiff 1-1) and lost one (Middlesbrough 1-0).

Sheffield United are currently in fourteenth place with ten points from seven games.

Current form: WLWWLLD

History

The two sides have met on 36 occasions at Elland Road with Leeds winning 18, Sheffield United 7 and 11 draws.

The last time they met was during the 2005/06 season when they shared the points in a 1-1 draw.

Leeds last home win came in the 1993/94 season when they won 3-2.

Sheffield United enjoyed their last win at Elland Road during the 2004/05 season when they won 4-0.

Meetings at Elland Road in the past twenty years (League unless stated)
1984/85 Leeds 1-1 Sheffield United
1985/86 Leeds 1-1 Sheffield United
1985/86 Leeds 1-1 Sheffield United (Full Members Cup)
1986/87 Leeds 0-1 Sheffield United
1987/88 Leeds 5-0 Sheffield United
1989/90 Leeds 4-0 Sheffield United
1990/91 Leeds 2-1 Sheffield United
1991/92 Leeds 4-3 Sheffield United
1992/93 Leeds 3-1 Sheffield United
1993/94 Leeds 3-1 Sheffield United
2004/05 Leeds 0-4 Sheffield United
2005/06 Leeds 1-1 Sheffield United

Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Leeds Evens
Draw 9/4
Sheffield United 5/2




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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Wednesday September 22 2010
Time: 8:38PM

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