FM Preview: Notts. County v Sheffield United 19 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Notts. County v Sheffield United fixture

Notts. County prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 36.59 of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was earlier this season, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Wed 17 Oct Notts. County 1-4 Sheff. Utd. (Associate Members)
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Notts. County League One
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Notts. County 2 - 5 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Tue 27 Dec Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Notts. County League One
1998/1999 Sat 23 Jan Notts. County 3 - 4 Sheff. Utd. F.A. Cup
1998/1999 Sat 02 Jan Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Notts. County F.A. Cup
1994/1995 Sat 11 Mar Notts. County 2 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Notts. County's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Magpies have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Sheffield United's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the The Blades, and 9 goals against.

Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 36 points from their 24 games played so far,

Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 47 points from 27 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Notts. County 6 0 3 3 5 10 3
Sheffield United 6 3 1 2 12 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Magpies at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the The Blades come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Notts. County Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Sheffield United Undefeated in last 5 away games.

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