LUFC Statistically Speaking (Part 2)
Vital Leeds concludes it`s look at the statistics so far this season as we look at discipline, clean sheets, players used and attendances.
Leeds have the fourth worst disciplinary record so far this season having made 174 fouls, received 27 yellow cards and 5 reds.
Portsmouth have the worst record, followed by Brighton and Crystal Palace.
Leeds have committed 174 fouls so far this season, 24 behind Portsmouth.
Crystal Palace 184
Only three sides have received more yellow cards than Leeds 27 this season.
Leeds midfielder Adam Clayton has the worst disciplinary record at the club in the championship having made 24 fouls and receiving 3 yellow cards this season.
Leeds have received the most red cards this season with 5. Max Gradel, Jonny Howson, Patrick Kisnorbo, Aidy White and Tom Lees all being sent off.
Leeds have three players on the verge of a one match suspension for accumulating five yellow cards before December 31st.
Darren O`Dea, Adam Clayton and Robert Snodgrass have all received four yellow cards in all competitions.
Cautions - All competitions
Yellow cards (29)
Red cards (5)
Leeds have used 29 players in all competitions so far this season and 28 in the championship.
Only Doncaster Rovers 29, have used more in the championship.
Southampton and Hull City have used the least having used 21.
Most players - championship
Ross McCormack is the only Leeds player this season to have started all 16-championship games.
Peterborough have the most, with five players having started all 16 games for them so far.
Robert Snodgrass, Adam Clayton and Jonny Howson have all missed just the one game. Howson missed the home game with Hull City following his sending off against Middlesbrough. It is the only game he hasn`t started for Leeds in the 62 games they have played since returning to the championship.
Leeds had to wait until October 1st to keep their first clean sheet of the season.
They have now kept three in their last eight games.
West Ham and Middlesbrough lead the way with 8 clean sheets apiece this season.
Peterborough United are the only side yet to keep a clean sheet this season.
Most clean sheets
West Ham 8
Crystal Palace 7
*There are four other clubs who have kept 6 clean sheets.
Fewest clean sheets
Bristol City 2
Leeds are averaging 22,660 so far this season. They are 4,639 (17%) down on last seasons average of 27,299.
Leeds highest attendance so far this season was for the visit of Middlesbrough when 25,650 attended. Their lowest crowd was for the visit of Cardiff City when 20,270 attended.
West Ham have the best average so far this season with 28,767 on average attending games at Upton Park.
Derby County have had the highest attendance with 33,010 at their game at Pride Park against Southampton.
Three clubs have had attendances in excess of 30,000. As well as Derby, West Ham and Southampton have had attendances in excess of 30,000.
Peterborough United have the lowest average in the championship with just 9,154 going through the turnstiles at London Road.
Peterborough also have the lowest crowd in the championship this season with 6,351 at their home game with Cardiff City.
West Ham 28,767
Highest crowd - By Team
Derby v Southampton 33,010
Southampton v West Ham 32,152
West Ham v Blackpool 31,448
Nottingham Forest v Derby 27,356
Leicester v Leeds 26,720
Leeds v Middlesbrough 25,650
Lowest attendance - By Team
Peterborough v Cardiff 6,351
Doncaster v Bristol City 7,778
Barnsley v Bristol City 8,900
Millwall v Coventry 9,517
Watford v Millwall 10,592
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