FM Preview: Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday 16 Oct 2011

Last updated : 15 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheffield United are ready to welcome Sheffield Wednesday to Bramall Lane at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 62 games played, Blades have recorded 27 wins, and Sheffield Wednesday have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in September 2009, as the Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sun 18 Apr Sheff. Wed. 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Fri 18 Sep Sheff. Utd. 3-2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 07 Feb Sheff. Utd. 1 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2008/2009 Sun 19 Oct Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Tue 08 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 19 Jan Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2005/2006 Sat 18 Feb Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 7 conceded.

Sheffield Wednesday have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Owls have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheffield United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 20 points from their 11 games so far.

Sheffield Wednesday are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 25 points from the 12 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 2 1 3 6 8 7
Sheffield Wednesday 6 5 0 1 14 9 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Bramall Lane for the Blades and the Madmen are unable to see past Sheffield Wednesday claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Sheffield Wednesday 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.

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