FM Preview: Sheffield United v Notts. County 27 Dec 2011

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

Notts. County travel to take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 8 of the 38 games.

The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was more than a decade ago, in January 1999, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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)
1991/1992 Tue 17 Sep Sheff. Utd. 1 - 3 Notts. County First Division

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Blades, with 7 goals against.

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 21 games.

Notts. County's 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 6 0 0 13 2 18
Notts. County 6 3 0 3 11 8 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Sheffield United may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Notts. County 5 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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