FM Preview: Sheffield United v Brentford 23 Mar 2013

Last updated : 22 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Brentford fixture

Sheffield United prepare to entertain Brentford at Bramall Lane at lunchtime on Saturday,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in August 2011, with Sheffield United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 24 Nov Brentford 2 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Brentford 0 - 2 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Sheff. Utd. 2-0 Brentford League One
1988/1989 Sat 22 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 2 Brentford Third Division
1988/1989 Sat 24 Sep Brentford 1 - 4 Sheff. Utd. Third Division
1983/1984 Sat 25 Feb Brentford 1 - 3 Sheff. Utd. Third Division
1983/1984 Sat 22 Oct Sheff. Utd. 0 - 0 Brentford Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Blades's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Brentford's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Bees have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 65 points from 37 games.

Brentford are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 67 points from the 38 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 6 4 11
Brentford 6 4 0 2 6 5 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Bramall Lane for the The Blades and the Madmen are unable to see past Brentford claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Brentford Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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