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LUFC Leeds v Preston Match Preview

LUFC Leeds v Preston Match Preview

Leeds United and Preston North End meet at Elland Road on Tuesday night in a roses clash.

Form


Leeds
The Whites got back to winning ways on Saturday when a late goal by Bradley Johnson was enough to earn all three points at home against Sheffield United.

So far this season at home they have won three (Millwall 3-1, Swansea 2-1 & Sheffield United 1-0) and lost one (Derby 2-1).

Overall in the Championship this season they have won four, drawn two and lost two and are currently in fifth place with fourteen points.

League form (Last game first): WdLWWWDL

Preston
The Lilywhites finally earned their first away win of the season on Saturday when they took all three points in a 2-1 win at Coventry City.

So far this season on their travels they have won one (Coventry 2-1) and lost three (Swansea 4-0, Sheffield United 1-0 and Burnley 4-3).

Overall they have won two and lost six and are currently in twenty-second place with six points.

League form (Last game first): WLLLLWLL


History

The two sides have met on 25 occasions at Elland Road with Leeds only just having the slight edge with 11 wins to Preston`s 9.

It`s the first time the two sides have met at Elland Road since a Friday night game in front of the live Sky TV cameras in 2007. Leeds won 2-1 thanks to a last minute winner from David Healy.

Despite the close head to head clashes, Preston have to go back to the 1961/62 season for their last win at Elland Road in a 2-1 win.

Last ten meetings at Elland Road (League unless stated)
1959/60 Leeds 2-1 Preston
1961/62 Leeds 1-2 Preston
1962/63 Leeds 4-1 Preston
1963/64 Leeds 1-1 Preston
1966/67 Leeds 3-0 Preston League Cup
1982/83 Leeds 3-0 Preston FA Cup
2004/05 Leeds 1-0 Preston
2005/06 Leeds 0-0 Preston
2005/06 Leeds 1-1 Preston Play Offs
2006/07 Leeds 2-1 Preston

Betting (Odds supplied by Blue square)

Leeds 4/5
Draw 23/10
Preston 16/5

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Monday September 27 2010
Time: 8:23PM

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