FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Sheffield United 22 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 21st October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Leyton Orient take on Sheffield United in a League One match on 22nd October 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Leyton Orient v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United pack their bags to visit Leyton Orient at Matchroom Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 13 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.
The previous match played between the two at Matchroom Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2009, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2008/2009||Tue 13 Jan||Leyton Orient||1-4||Sheff. Utd.||F.A. Cup|
|1983/1984||Sat 03 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||6 - 3||Orient||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Tue 18 Oct||Orient||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 14 May||Orient||4 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 01 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Orient||Third Division|
|1978/1979||Sat 11 Nov||Orient||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Second Division|
|1978/1979||Sat 19 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Orient||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leyton Orient have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The O's's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Blades, and 9 goals against.
Leyton Orient are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 12 points from their 13 games thus far.
Sheffield United's total of 24 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Sheffield United have been far from successful in recent away games, we can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Leyton Orient. Away win
|Leyton Orient||5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Sheffield United||4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
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