It is top against bottom when Leeds welcomes Manchester City for the match on 16:30 on Elland Road at 3rd Oct. Promoted side Leeds open the campaign targeting a solid start to lay the foundation for a good season. A natural top club in the country Manchester City will once again be targeting a top 3 finish.
Leeds enter the match after their won against 0-1 Sheffield United. Manchester City come into this one on the back of a went down 2-5 in a match with Leicester
NEW FORM Leeds form
It is early days yet but few could have foreseen relegation-favorites Leeds to perform as great as they have been doing in the early weeks on the season.
A win for Leeds last week can’t cover the fact that form has been awful in recent weeks[won against 0-1 Sheffield United]. In last 3 matches Leeds ended with a draw 1-1 against Hull, followed by successful result 4-3 in a match Fulham and latest successful result 0-1 in a match Sheffield United.
In the last 6 matches, 3 players are showing OK performance: Patrick Bamford with 3 goals and 1 assist, Mateusz Klich with 2 goals and 1 assist, Helder Costa with 2 goals and 1 assist.
[In Premier League]. [win 0-1, Sheffield United (66.93) exp: expected perf: high, win 4-3, Fulham (59.94) exp: expected perf: normal, lost 4-3, Liverpool (91.44) exp: expected perf: normal]
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It has been a miserable few weeks for Leeds though they did manage a win last week[beat Sheffield United 0-1]. [bad BAD FORM SPECIFIC W-D-L 2-1-3]. In last 3 matches Leeds ended with a draw 1-1 against Hull, followed by secure a win versus Fulham and latest successful result 0-1 in a match Sheffield United.
In the last 6 matches, 3 players are showing OK performance: Patrick Bamford with 3 goals and 1 assist, Mateusz Klich with 2 goals and 1 assist, Helder Costa with 2 goals and 1 assist. Leeds is conceding in 25 of 27.
HOME FORM TITLE
[SIDE FORM INTRO MESSAGE is needed]. Looking on latest matches at home it is clear that Leeds are a bit unstable with W-D-L record 3-2-1 [home last match ???]
Manchester City form
After an impressive run The Citizens saw their fine streak coming to an end in last match, but recent results have them hoping it was just a small dip in form. With 5 wins in 6 matches, Manchester City are the form team of the country, and looks to continue their good run in next match Lastly beat Bournemouth 2-1, followed by lost 2-5 to Leicester and latest solid win 0-3 over Burnley.
In the last 6 matches, 4 players are showing OK performance: Raheem Sterling with 6 goals and 1 assist, Gabriel Jesus with 4 goals and 2 assists, Kevin De Bruyne with 3 goals and 3 assists, Riyad Mahrez with 2 goals and 2 assists. The Citizens is scoring in 13 of 15.
Manchester City’s away troubles
[SIDE FORM INTRO MESSAGE is needed]. At away Manchester City has done well with 3 straight wins in the recent matches. [home last match ???]
Leeds vs The Citizens h2h
After spending a couple of years at the 2nd level, so to speak, Leeds played Manchester City for the first meeting in 17 years. In the last 10 meetings of these teams, the opponents played on an equal footing, Both teams tend to go for the throat even when taking on each other as only 1 in 6 encounters have finished all square.