FM Preview: Sheffield United v Milton Keynes Dons 25 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 24 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Sheffield United play host to Milton Keynes Dons at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Blades have recorded 5 wins, and Milton Keynes Dons have come away with 4 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was back in April 2004, over five years ago, the Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Milton Keynes 2 - 3 Sheff. Utd. League Cup
2003/2004 Mon 12 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2-1 Wimbledon League Division One
2003/2004 Tue 30 Sep Wimbledon 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2002/2003 Mon 07 Apr Wimbledon 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 26 Oct Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Wimbledon League Division One
2001/2002 Mon 01 Apr Sheff. Utd. 0 - 1 Wimbledon League Division One
2001/2002 Fri 09 Nov Wimbledon 1 - 1 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 only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 9 conceded.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Dons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 8 against.

Sheffield United's total of 25 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 24 points from their 14 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 2 2 2 9 9 8
Milton Keynes Dons 6 1 4 1 7 5 7

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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 Blades will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Milton Keynes Dons Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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