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Last updated : 23 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Peterborough United fixture

Peterborough travel to take on Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Posh lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Leeds Utd. and Peterborough at was amazingly over twenty years ago, in October 1988, with Leeds Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 OctPeterborough2 - 0Leeds Utd.LGE1
1988/1989Wed 12 OctLeeds Utd.3 - 1PeterboroughLGEC
1988/1989Tue 27 SepPeterborough1 - 2Leeds Utd.LGEC
1985/1986Sat 04 JanPeterborough1 - 0Leeds Utd.FAC
1973/1974Sat 26 JanPeterborough1 - 4Leeds Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Whites's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Peterborough's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Posh's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 14 goals for and 12 against.

Leeds Utd.'s 39 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Peterborough are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 25 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.6213897

FootyMad's prediction ...

Posh have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Elland Road with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Peterborough No sequences of note