Sky Bet Championship pair Bristol City and Leeds United meet for just the 40th time this afternoon when the pair go head-to-head at Ashton Gate.

The latest fixture holds particular importance with both clubs challenging for their long-awaited promotions to the English Premier League.

Ahead of the match, The72 takes a look back at the facts and figures which summarise previous meetings between the two clubs.

22 – Leeds United have won 22 of their 39 meetings with Bristol City

2 – The Whites have scored two or more goals against The Robins in each of their last four matches

20 – Leeds United had 20 attempts on goal when the two sides last met in November, six of those were on target

2016 – Bristol City last beat Leeds United in September 2016 when they won 1-0 at Ashton Gate. Marlon Pack scored the only goal for The Robins that day

17 – None of the last 17 meetings between these two clubs have ended goalless

1921 – Bristol City won their first-ever meeting with Leeds United in 1921. They were 1-0 winners at Elland Road

8 – Bristol City’s number 8 Josh Brownhill was sent-off after picking up two bookings in the 2-0 defeat at Elland Road in November

13 – Leeds United and Bristol City are separated by 13 points in the Sky Bet Championship table

3 – Neither club has ever scored more than three goals in any fixture between these two clubs

41 – There have been 41 cards issued in the last seven meetings as both sides have put in full-blooded performances

This afternoon’s fixture at Ashton Gate kicks-off at 3pm


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I am Dan Pentland a writer and reporter for The72 and Chelsea Presser websites and editor and owner of FAWSL Full-Time magazine. Regularly reporting from EFL matches, FAWSL fixtures and various internationals. Completed the 92 in 2015! Contact me on Twitter @danpentlandpcuk or via E-mail [email protected]

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