FM Preview: Sheffield United v Doncaster Rovers 03 Jan 2011

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History of the Sheffield United v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Bramall Lane on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, winning 6 and drawing 4 of the 11 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in October 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 20 MarDoncaster Rvs.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 03 OctSheff. Utd.1-1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 27 JanSheff. Utd.0 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 30 SepDoncaster Rvs.0 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1988/1989Sun 11 DecDoncaster Rvs.1 - 3Sheff. Utd.FAC
1982/1983Tue 05 AprDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 11 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 25 points from 24 matches. Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 33 points from their 22 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.61057153
Doncaster Rvs.6312101010

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Doncaster Rvs., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Doncaster Rvs. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.