FM Preview: Sheffield United v Milton Keynes Dons 25 Oct 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 24th October 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Sheffield United take on Milton Keynes Dons in a League One match on 25th October 2011 at 19:45.
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
|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
|Milton Keynes Dons||6||1||4||1||7||5||7|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here