History of the Brentford v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, The Blades have recorded 5 wins, and Brentford have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was less than a year ago, in March 2012, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Mar||Brentford||0-2||Sheff. Utd.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 13 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Brentford||League One|
|1988/1989||Sat 22 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Brentford||Third Division|
|1988/1989||Sat 24 Sep||Brentford||1 - 4||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 25 Feb||Brentford||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 22 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Brentford||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 30 Apr||Brentford||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Brentford are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 5 conceded.
Sheffield United's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Blades, and 6 goals against.
Brentford lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 32 points from their 19 games so far.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 36 points from the 19 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are certainly at their peak on the road, though your FootyMad panel sees this as a stern test, and one from which they may have to settle for a draw. No-score draw
|Brentford||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Sheffield United||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
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