History of the Leyton Orient v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United face a trip to Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 15 previous games, with the hosts winning just 4.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Brisbane Road was just last season, in October 2012, with Sheffield United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the O's in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Tue 26 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2012/2013||Sat 06 Oct||Leyton Orient||0-1||Sheff. Utd.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 14 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Leyton Orient||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 22 Oct||Leyton Orient||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||League One|
|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|
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Recent respective form guides
Leyton Orient have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the O's, with 6 goals against.
Sheffield United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Leyton Orient are holding the final promotion place in the Skybet League One, and have accumulated 42 points from the 18 games they have played so far.
Sheffield United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Skybet League One with a return of just 16 points from their 18 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the O's, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Leyton Orient||5 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheffield United||Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
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