FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 24 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Leeds United v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Sunday morning, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pompey will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 16 and win only 4 of the 25 games.

The last time the two teams met at Leeds Utd. was back in February 1997, over five years ago, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Whites in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 08 NovPortsmouth6 - 1Leeds Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pompey have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclaycard Premiership with a return of just 32 points from their 34 games thus far. Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 33 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.631291410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Portsmouth on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Leeds Utd.. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Portsmouth 6 games since last defeat.