FM Preview: Sheffield United v Exeter City 29 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 28th October 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sheffield United and Exeter City at 15:00 on 29th October 2011 in the League One.
History of the Sheffield United v Exeter City fixture
Sheffield United play host to Exeter City at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Blades.
The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was way back in the black-and-white days of November 1983, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|1983/1984||Sat 10 Mar||Exeter City||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 12 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||2-2||Exeter City||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 05 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Exeter City||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 23 Oct||Exeter City||0 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 21 Mar||Exeter City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1980/1981||Sat 18 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Exeter City||Third Division|
|1979/1980||Sat 12 Jan||Exeter City||3 - 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
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Exeter City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Grecians have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 28 points from 15 games.
Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 15 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Blades to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Sheffield United||Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Exeter City||7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.
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