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LUFC Leeds v Leicester Match Preview

LUFC Leeds v Leicester  Match Preview

Leeds United are quickly back in action on Tuesday night when they welcome Leicester City to Elland Road.

Form


Leeds
The Whites won their first game in three when they won 2-1 at Middlesbrough on Saturday thanks to goals from Davide Somma and Luciano Becchio.

Last time out at Elland Road they were on the wrong end of a ten-goal thriller when they lost 6-4 against Preston.

So far this season at home they have won three and lost two.

They have scored eleven goals and conceded ten at home so far this season.

Overall this season they have won five, drawn two and lost four and are currently in ninth place with seventeen points.

Home form: LWWWL

Leicester
The Foxes played their first game under new manager Sven Goran Eriksson at the weekend and had to settle for a point in a 1-1 home draw with Hull City.

Last time out away from home they lost 4-3 at Norwich City.

So far this season away from home, they have yet to win, having drawn one and lost four.

In their five games away from home this season they have scored seven and conceded seventeen goals.

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

Away form: LLDLL

History

Leeds United have met no club more times than Leicester City in their history. They have met on 114 occasions in total with 56 at Elland Road.

Leeds have won 31 of these games with 12 wins to Leicester and 13 draws.

The two sides have already met at Elland Road this season when Leicester progressed to the third round of the Carling Cup with a last minute winner in a 2-1 win.

The last time the two sides met in the league was in Simon Grayson`s first game in charge on Boxing Day 2008.

Matt Oakley gave the visitors a first half lead only for Robert Snodgrass to equalise for Leeds in the dying seconds.

Expect plenty of goals, the last time there was a 0-0 at Elland Road between them was in 1922, it`s the only time there has ever been a goal less draw at Leeds in 56 meetings.

Both sides have played three Championship games with evening kick offs so far this season with both seeing seventeen goals in their games.

Results between the two clubs since 2000/2001 (League unless stated)
2000/01 Leicester City 3-1 Leeds United
2000/01 Leeds United 3-1 Leicester City
2001/02 Leicester City 0-6 Leeds United League Cup
2001/02 Leeds United 2-2 Leicester City
2001/02 Leicester City 0-2 Leeds United
2003/04 Leicester City 4-0 Leeds United
2003/04 Leeds United 3-2 Leicester City
2004/05 Leeds United 0-2 Leicester City
2004/05 Leicester City 2-0 Leeds United
2005/06 Leeds United 2-1 Leicester City
2005/06 Leicester City 1-1 Leeds United
2006/07 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City
2006/07 Leicester City 1-1 Leeds United
2008/09 Leeds United 1-1 Leicester City
2008/09 Leicester City 1-0 Leeds United
20010/11 Leeds United 1-2 Leicester City League Cup


Betting (Odds supplied by Blue Square)

Leeds 20/21
Draw 12/5
Leicester 5/2


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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Sunday October 17 2010
Time: 8:48PM

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