FM Preview: Sheffield United v Scunthorpe United 29 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sheffield United and Scunthorpe United at 19:45 on 29th February 2012 in the League One.
History of the Sheffield United v Scunthorpe United fixture
Sheffield United prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Bramall Lane on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, beating their opponents 5 times from 8 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in September 2010, where Scunthorpe United annihilated the The Blades 0-4 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Scunthorpe U.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||League One|
|2010/2011||Tue 22 Feb||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 14 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0-4||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sun 28 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 09 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Scunthorpe U.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Scunthorpe U.||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the The Blades, with 7 goals against.
Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Iron's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 62 points from the 31 games they have played so far.
Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 32 points from their 31 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United may be coming up against a decent side in Scunthorpe United, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the The Blades. Home Win
|Sheffield United||12 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
|Scunthorpe United||Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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