FM Preview: Barnsley v Leeds United 31 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Leeds United fixture

Barnsley prepare to entertain Leeds United at Oakwell at lunchtime on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Tykes have recorded 11 wins, and Leeds United have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was just last season, in September 2010, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-2 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 26 Nov Leeds Utd. 1 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Leeds Utd. 3 - 3 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Tue 14 Sep Barnsley 5-2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Leeds Utd. 2 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 04 Nov Barnsley 3 - 2 Leeds Utd. Championship
2000/2001 Sat 06 Jan Leeds Utd. 1 - 0 Barnsley F.A. Cup
1997/1998 Sat 04 Apr Leeds Utd. 2 - 1 Barnsley Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Tykes's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Whites, and 10 goals against.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 23 matches.

Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 35 from their 23 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 3 0 3 12 14 9
Leeds United 6 2 1 3 8 5 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Leeds United Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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