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Premier League – Match-day 7: Leeds United v Watford

Leeds United vs. Watford

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Saturday at Elland Road, as Leeds host Watford in the Premier League.

This clash sees twelfth play eighteenth, as struggling Watford visit Elland Road to face Leeds.

Home Fans Nervous About Relegation, as Leeds United Host Watford on Saturday

This match gives Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds 90 minutes to get their season back on track. Their last outing resulted in a 1-2 loss to West Ham United, with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle United before that. Only a positive result will be good enough.

Leeds seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with three draws in five meetings. Their position is eighteenth in the League, and they have three points drawn three games and lost three meetings.

Leeds have drawn one game and lost two games of their three League matches at home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Leeds United on 6 points.

Injury and illness have depleted Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds and they will likely be missing six key personnel for Saturday’s match.

With the Premier League season well into its stride, Watford have managed to gain seven points

With the memory of their last match, doubtless on their minds, a (1-1) draw against Newcastle United, Watford will be keen to improve on that result in this game.

Watford need to get out of the losing habit, with three recorded in the last five fixtures. With twelfth, they currently sit seven points in the League having won two meetings, drawn one game, and lost three games.

Watford have won one game and lost two games of their three League matches on the road this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Watford’s points from 7 to 10, so far this season.

Xisco will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of two of his Watford players.

Leeds United v Watford – Head-to-Heads.

These two sides have met 19 times before this fixture, with each recording wins on seven occasions. Also, Watford have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Leeds in six out of the past nine meetings with them. In their most recent meeting of this fixture The Whites delivered a 1-0 home win. As we can see both teams have scored in the last match between this pair and and it’s 61.73% that they both score again on Saturday.

There is a 57.14 percent probability of a Leeds win.

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