FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 07 November 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Portsmouth v Leeds United fixture

Portsmouth play host to Leeds United at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Pompey have the slight edge, having won 10 of the 24 games compared to Leeds Utd.'s 6 wins.

The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was just over four years ago, in January 1999, where Leeds Utd. annihilated the Pompey 1-5 in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1998/1999Sat 23 JanPortsmouth1-5Leeds Utd.FAC
1996/1997Sat 15 FebLeeds Utd.2 - 3PortsmouthFAC
1989/1990Sat 24 MarLeeds Utd.2 - 0PortsmouthDIV2
1989/1990Tue 17 OctPortsmouth3 - 3Leeds Utd.DIV2
1988/1989Sat 25 MarLeeds Utd.1 - 0PortsmouthDIV2
1988/1989Sat 03 SepPortsmouth4 - 0Leeds Utd.DIV2
1986/1987Tue 10 MarPortsmouth1 - 1Leeds Utd.DIV2

Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Pompey, with 7 goals against.

Leeds Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Whites have hit 8 goals, 17 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Barclaycard Premiership, showing a record of 12 points from their 11 games played so far, Leeds Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 11 games have yielded only 8 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.61056163

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Leeds Utd. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Pompey in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Portsmouth 17 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Leeds Utd. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.