FM Preview: Scunthorpe United v Sheffield United 22 Feb 2011

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History of the Scunthorpe United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Scunthorpe United at Glanford Park Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, The Blades have recorded 2 wins, and Scunthorpe U. have come away with 3 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, with Scunthorpe U. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Tue 14 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 4Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2009/2010Sun 28 MarSheff. Utd.0 - 1Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 17 OctScunthorpe U.3 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 09 FebSheff. Utd.0 - 0Scunthorpe U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 01 SepScunthorpe U.3 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1983/1984Tue 27 MarScunthorpe U.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.LGE1
1983/1984Tue 20 MarScunthorpe U.2 - 3Sheff. Utd.ASSM

Recent respective form guides

Scunthorpe United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Iron have scored 4, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Scunthorpe U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 28 points from their 30 games thus far. Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 29 points from their 32 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Scunthorpe U.6123285
Sheff. Utd.6024392

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Iron, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Scunthorpe U. No sequences of note
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 12 most recent games.