FM Preview: Notts. County v Sheffield United 20 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 19th March 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Notts. County and Sheffield United at 19:45 on 20th March 2012 in the League One.
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
|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)|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here