FootyMAD's Leeds United match preview

Last updated : 19 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Leeds United fixture

Brighton & HA prepare to entertain Leeds United at Withdean Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Seagulls have recorded 7 wins, and Leeds Utd. have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Withdean Stadium was two seasons ago, in January 2006, the Seagulls carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 14 JanBrighton & HA2-1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepLeeds Utd.3 - 3Brighton & HACHMP
2004/2005Sat 29 JanLeeds Utd.1 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2004/2005Sat 23 OctBrighton & HA1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 21 AprBrighton & HA2 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 16 DecLeeds Utd.3 - 0Brighton & HACHMP
1988/1989Sat 15 AprLeeds Utd.1 - 0Brighton & HACHMP

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 6 conceded.

Leeds Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Whites, and 2 goals against.

Brighton & HA lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 17 points from their 11 games so far. Leeds Utd.'s 14 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA63216311
Leeds Utd.64207214

FootyMad's prediction ...

Brighton & HA are starting to turn Withdean Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Leeds Utd. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
10 games since last defeat.