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Hereford v Leeds preview

Hereford United
vs.
Leeds United

Edgar Street

03/01/09

3pm

Leeds travel to Hereford United on Saturday hoping to continue their recent up turn in form since the arrival of Simon Grayson.


Form

Hereford
The Bulls had two hard games over the Christmas period; they got a 2-2 draw at home against Tranmere before narrowly losing 2-1 at table toppers Leicester City.

Recent home results (last game first) DDLWDLW

Leeds
Both Leeds games over the Christmas period were against teams in the top seven, firstly they got a hard earned draw with Leicester City before beating Stockport County away 3-1 two days later.


Recent away results (last game first) WLLLWLW

Vital Quotes:

Hereford United Team News:



Hereford have no new injury worries and are expected to field a similar side to the one that lost at Leicester City.

Player to watch: Steve Guinan



Striker Guinan will be hoping to score the goals for the home side.

Leeds United Team News:



The Whites will also probably stick with a similar side to the one that beat Stockport County, Malcolm Christie will be pushing for a start after coming off the bench to score Leeds third goal.

Player to watch: Fabian Delph



Youngster Delph is Currently being linked with every Premiership side in the country.

Match Facts & Stats

History

The two clubs path`s had never crossed until last season when they was drawn together in the FA Cup, Hereford were victors in that tie after a draw at Edgar Street they went to Elland Road and came away with a 1-0 victory.
The two clubs have already met this season at Elland Road, a late goal from Andy Robinson gave Leeds all three points in a game they totally dominated.

Full list of results
2007/08 Hereford United 0-0 Leeds United FA Cup
2007/08 Leeds United 0-1 Hereford United FA Cup replay
2008/09 Leeds United 1-0 Hereford United League One

Ref Watch:

Mr G. Horwood will be the man in charge of Saturday`s League One clash between Hereford United and Leeds United at Edgar Street. Mr Horwood so far this season has refereed 19 games; in those 19 games that he`s refereed he`s shown 49 yellow cards and 3 reds.

Match Prediction:

Leeds to keep their first clean sheet since November 1st and take all three points with a 1-0 win.

Next Fixtures:

Leeds next game will be at home against Carlisle United on Saturday 10th January.


Writer:Dazza71
Date:Friday January 2 2009
Time: 8:03AM

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