FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Sheffield United 10 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 9th September 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Scunthorpe United take on Sheffield United in a League One match on 10th September 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Scunthorpe United v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 9 games played, The Blades have recorded 2 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, as the Iron edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 14 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 4||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 28 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|1983/1984||Tue 27 Mar||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Scunthorpe United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Sheffield United however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 6 matches.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 16 points from the 6 games they have played so far.
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 Scunthorpe United. Away win
|Scunthorpe United||No sequences of note|
|Sheffield United||4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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