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Posted on 29 September 2000  - 12:00

English Barclays Premiership

LEEDS UNITED
(10th/Elland Road/David O'Leary (Oct 98)/United)

Last six league results:
EVERTON (H) W2-0 (Smith 2)
MIDDLESBRO (A) W2-1 (Bowyer, Smith)
MAN CITY (H) L1-2 (Bowyer)
COVENTRY (A) D0-0
IPSWICH (H) L1-2 (Bowyer)
DERBY (A) D1-1 (Harte)

  • Not won in 4 league games
  • However, unbeaten in 3 games in all comps
  • Won only 2 of their last 7 games in all comps - both in the Champions league
  • However, won 6 of their 11 games this season (all comps)
  • Lost only 3 of their last 17 games in all comps
  • Won only 2 of their last 7 league games away from home
  • However, unbeaten in their last 6 away games in the league - last away defeat 9th April at Villa
  • Clean sheets in 5 of their last 10 games in all comps
  • Lee Bowyer has 4 goals in his last 4 apps in all comps
  • There hasn't been a scoreless league match at Elland Road since the opening day of last season v Derby

Top Scorer: Bowyer - 6 (3 lge, 3 CL)
Also: Smith - 5 (3 lge, 2 CL), Harte - 2 (1 lge, 1 CL)

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
(6th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)

Last six league results:
MIDDLESBRO (A) D1-1 (Leonhardsen)
NEWCASTLE (A) L0-2
EVERTON (H) W3-2 (Rebrov 2-1 pen, Ferdinand)
WEST HAM (H) W1-0 (Campbell)
CHARLTON (A) L0-1
MAN CITY (H) D0-0

  • Won 3 of their last 6 games in all comps - lost only 1 of these 6
  • Won only 1 of their last 8 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (4 since)
  • Lost 5 of their last 8 league games away from home
  • Only 1 goal in 4 games away from home so far this season in all comps
  • Unbeaten at home so far this season - won 4 out of 5 (all comps)
  • Won 6 of their last 8 home games in all comps - unbeaten in those 8
  • Failed to score in 4 of their last 7 games in all comps
  • Clean sheets in 4 of their last 5 games in all comps, including the last 3 - 321 mins since they last conceded. Only 1 goal conceded in those 5 games
  • Manager George Graham walked out on Leeds two seasons ago to join Tottenham

Top Scorer: Ferdinand/Rebrov - 2 lge (Rebrov 1 pen) Leonhardsen - 2 (1 lge, 1 LC)
Also: Anderton/Campbell/Carr - 1 lge (Anderton 1 pen), Iversen - 1 LC

HEAD TO HEAD:

  • Leeds have won the last 3 league meetings here
  • Spurs have not won at Elland Road since May '96 - 5 meetings since in all comps. This is their only win in the last 10 meetings here in all comps
  • Spurs have failed to score in their last 4 league visits here
  • Spurs have won only 1 of the 5 meetings since George Graham left Elland Road to take over at White Hart Lane (Leeds won 3 of these 5)

    Last Season:
    Leeds 1 (Kewell) Spurs 0 - 12th February 2000
    Also: Spurs 1 (Sherwood) Leeds 2 (Smith, Harte) - 28th August '99 (Leeds' Smith sent off)

StatPack - By Dave Todd