FM Preview: Chesterfield v Sheffield United 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Chesterfield and Sheffield United at 13:00 on 26th November 2011 in the League One.
History of the Chesterfield v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United travel to take on Chesterfield at Recreation Ground at lunchtime on Saturday, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 7 out of 10 times.
The last time the two teams met at Chesterfield was amazingly over twenty years ago, in March 1989, the Spireites carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Tue 14 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Chesterfield||League Cup|
|1988/1989||Sat 25 Mar||Chesterfield||2-1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1988/1989||Mon 02 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 3||Chesterfield||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 02 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Chesterfield||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Tue 28 Dec||Chesterfield||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Tue 16 Dec||Chesterfield||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|1980/1981||Sat 13 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Chesterfield||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Spireites have scored 10, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.
Sheffield United's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Chesterfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 18 games have yielded only 13 points.
Sheffield United's total of 32 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Recreation Ground with Sheffield United coasting to victory. Away win
|Chesterfield||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sheffield United||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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