Ian Holloway predicts Leeds United v Ipswich Town

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Pundit expects another score draw for Leeds United.

Former Premier League and Championship boss Ian Holloway is playing safe with his prediction of Leeds United's upcoming match with Ipswich Town.

Holloway told SkySports that he foresees a 2-2 draw between the two sides when they face off this evening at Elland Road.

Leeds have drawn five of their first six games, with only one match ending goalless, the 0-0 stalemate away to Reading last month.

The positive is they remain unbeaten, while Ipswich Town have been more unpredictable, winning three, losing two, and drawing just one match. This though has left them two points better off than the Whites heading into the game, worth four positions in the table.

Holloway had positive comments for the home side, that he is encouraged by their progress and philosophy.

He said: "This game has to have goals. I like the way Leeds are bringing through the young players, and the fans have bought into Uwe Rosler's vision for the club.

"I think they have underachieved in recent years, and now is the time to realign the club and push for more wins."

Leeds fans won't argue with the need to get wins on the board, just a look at Ipswich's record shows that draws do little for a team in competitive division, with it more productive to win two and lose two games and get six points rather than draw all four for the same number of points.

An interesting aspect to tonight's game is Ipswich coming off a 5-1 away defeat to Reading last Friday. Mick McCarthy will want to get a reaction from his players, but such was the severity of the loss, it is unclear whether Leeds are playing them at a good or bad time.

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