Five interesting stats ahead of Birmingham City v Leeds United

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Birmingham City and Leeds United will both be keen for three points this weekend, but where are they strongest and weakest?

Birmingham City host Leeds United this weekend in a battle between two teams keen to climb the Championship table.

Birmingham come off the back of a bad defeat at the hands of Wigan while Leeds will be looking to take three points and start climbing the table under the guidance of caretaker boss Neil Redfearn.

We’ve come up with five interesting stats ahead of the game this weekend.

7.2 – The average number of shots per game that Leeds United produce, which is the worst average in the Championship so far this season.

64.1% - Birmingham City’s passing accuracy so far this season, which is the worst in the division. Leeds’ is 77.8%.

10 and 2 – Ten yellow cards and two red cards so far this season gives Leeds United the second worst disciplinary record.

16.4 and 16.2 – Birmingham have a marginally higher average of shots conceded per game than Leeds, which suggests this could be a very open and high scoring game.

11.2 – The number of fouls per game that Leeds draw on average so far this season. Birmingham need to be careful or Leeds could have several chances to hit them with set pieces.

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