FM Preview: Brentford v Sheffield United 24 Nov 2012

Last updated : 23 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 4 2 0 9 4 14
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 10 6 11

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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