FM Preview: Sheffield United v Barnsley 30 Apr 2011

Last updated : 29 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Barnsley fixture

Sheffield United prepare to entertain Barnsley at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, The Blades have recorded 15 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in April 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Barnsley 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Sheff. Utd. 0-0 Barnsley Championship
2009/2010 Mon 09 Nov Barnsley 2 - 2 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Tue 07 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 08 Nov Barnsley 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 22 Mar Barnsley 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 15 Dec Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Tykes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Sheffield United are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower Championship with a return of just 41 points from their 44 games thus far.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 52 points from their 44 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 2 0 4 8 14 6
Barnsley 6 1 2 3 8 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheffield United are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Barnsley Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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