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LUFC Leeds to give Birmingham the blues?

LUFC Leeds to give Birmingham the blues?

Leeds United and Birmingham City meet at Elland Road today with a place in the fourth round of the FA Cup up for grabs.

Both teams have their problems. Leeds have a virus going through the camp that as also claimed boss Neil Warnock, who is unlikely to be at the game today.

Birmingham have a huge injury list and boss Lee Clark is expected to throw in a number of teenagers into the game.

Bookmaker William Hill have Leeds as 19/20 favourites to book their place in the next round.

Birmingham have won on their last two visits to Elland Road, including earlier this season, they are 11/4 to win and it is 5/2 on the draw.

Luciano Becchio is just two goals short of twenty for the season and he is 4/1 to open the scoring.

Paul Green is in good goal scoring form from the Leeds midfield and he is 16/1 to score the opener.

Birmingham have two players with Leeds links in their squad today. Steven Caldwell and Paul Robinson have both had loan spells at Elland Road.

Caldwell was part of the squad that was relegated from the Premier League in 2004 and he is 40/1 to score the opener.

Robinson spent the last few months of last season at Elland Road and he is also 40/1 to score first.

For a full list of odds go to

*Odds subject to fluctuation and correct at the time of print.

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Date:Saturday January 5 2013
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