FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Sheffield United 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Milton Keynes Dons and Sheffield United in the League One on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United travel to take on Milton Keynes Dons at stadium:mk on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 7 and win only 2 of the 13 games.
The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes Dons was just over four years ago, in August 2007, with Sheffield United inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Dons in an League Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 25 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Milton Keynes||League One|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Milton Keynes||2-3||Sheff. Utd.||League Cup|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Wimbledon||League Division One|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Wimbledon||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Mon 07 Apr||Wimbledon||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Wimbledon||League Division One|
|2001/2002||Mon 01 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Wimbledon||League Division One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Milton Keynes Dons have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Dons in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Sheffield United however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the The Blades pummel 16 goals, and let in 8.
Milton Keynes Dons are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 74 points from 43 games.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 88 points from the 43 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
|Milton Keynes Dons||6||2||2||2||10||6||8|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Milton Keynes Dons. Away win
|Milton Keynes Dons||9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Sheffield United||3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 6 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here