FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Sheffield United 30 Nov 2013

Last updated : 29 November 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Leyton Orient 6 3 2 1 14 7 11
Sheffield United 6 2 2 2 9 8 8

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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