FM Preview: Middlesbrough v Leeds United 11 Mar 2012

Last updated : 10 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Middlesbrough v Leeds United fixture

Middlesbrough prepare to entertain Leeds United at Riverside Stadium at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 43 games played, Boro have recorded 18 wins, and Leeds United have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Riverside Stadium was just last season, in October 2010, with Leeds United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Boro in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Leeds Utd. 0 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 01 Jan Leeds Utd. 1 - 1 Middlesbrough Championship
2010/2011 Sat 16 Oct Middlesbrough 1-2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2003/2004 Sat 31 Jan Leeds Utd. 0 - 3 Middlesbrough Premiership
2003/2004 Sat 30 Aug Middlesbrough 2 - 3 Leeds Utd. Premiership
2002/2003 Sat 15 Mar Leeds Utd. 2 - 3 Middlesbrough Premiership
2002/2003 Sat 26 Oct Middlesbrough 2 - 2 Leeds Utd. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Middlesbrough have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Whites's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 5 goals for and 4 against.

Middlesbrough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 59 points from 34 games.

Leeds United's 50 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Middlesbrough 6 4 0 2 11 7 12
Leeds United 6 1 2 3 5 7 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Middlesbrough are not exactly setting the world alight at Riverside Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Leeds United in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Middlesbrough 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Leeds United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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