FM Preview: Sheffield United v Huddersfield Town 13 Sep 2011

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Last updated : 12 September 2011

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Huddersfield Town fixture

Sheffield United play host to Huddersfield Town at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 15 of the 44 previous games, with the The Blades winning just 13.

The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was more than a decade ago, in October 2000, with Sheffield United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Wed 27 Aug Huddersfield 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. League Cup
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Huddersfield 2 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Sheff. Utd. 3-0 Huddersfield League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 30 Oct Sheff. Utd. 0 - 1 Huddersfield League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 02 Oct Huddersfield 4 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
1998/1999 Mon 28 Dec Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Huddersfield League Division One
1998/1999 Sat 05 Sep Huddersfield 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 8 conceded.

Huddersfield Town have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Terriers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Sheffield United are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 7 games giving them a return of 17 points.

Huddersfield Town's total of 13 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 10 6 11
Huddersfield Town 6 4 1 1 14 9 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Sheffield United at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the The Blades will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Huddersfield Town 5 games since last defeat.

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