FM Preview: Notts. County v Sheffield United 20 Mar 2012

Last updated : 19 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

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

Notts. County play host to Sheffield United at Meadow Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 18 of the 37 previous games, with the Magpies winning just 14.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was more than a decade ago, in January 1999, with Sheffield United inflicting a narrow 3-4 defeat upon the Magpies in an F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1994/1995 Sat 27 Aug Sheff. Utd. 1 - 3 Notts. County League Division One
1991/1992 Mon 20 Apr Notts. County 1 - 3 Sheff. Utd. First Division
1991/1992 Tue 22 Oct Sheff. Utd. 3 - 3 Notts. County (Full Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Magpies score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Sheffield United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Notts. County's total of 56 points from their 37 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 70 points from the 37 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Notts. County 6 4 1 1 10 5 13
Sheffield United 6 2 2 2 10 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Notts. County 6 games since last home draw.
Sheffield United Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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