FM Preview: Sheffield United v Stevenage 17 Nov 2012

Last updated : 16 November 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Stevenage fixture

Sheffield United prepare to entertain Stevenage at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. Of the two previous meetings, the The Blades have won one and drawn one.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in May 2012, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 14 May Sheff. Utd. 1-0 Stevenage Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
2011/2012 Fri 11 May Stevenage 0 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 2 Stevenage League One
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Stevenage 2 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

The Boro have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Boro's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 32 points from the 17 games they have played so far.

Stevenage are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 32 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 4 1 1 5 2 13
Stevenage 6 3 0 3 9 13 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Blades. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Unbeaten in the last 15 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Stevenage 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.

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