FM Preview: Sheffield United v Walsall 16 Aug 2011

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Last updated : 15 August 2011

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Walsall fixture

Sheffield United play host to Walsall at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 6 and lost only 2 of the 10 games.

The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was back in December 2003, over five years ago, with Sheffield United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2003/2004 Sat 24 Apr Walsall 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2003/2004 Tue 09 Dec Sheff. Utd. 2-0 Walsall League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 15 Feb Sheff. Utd. 2 - 0 Walsall F.A. Cup
2002/2003 Thu 26 Dec Walsall 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 17 Aug Sheff. Utd. 1 - 1 Walsall League Division One
2001/2002 Sat 13 Apr Sheff. Utd. 0 - 1 Walsall League Division One
2001/2002 Sat 24 Nov Walsall 1 - 2 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. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

The away form of Walsall is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Saddlers have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 6 points from the 2 games they have played so far.

Walsall's total of 4 points from their 2 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 3 2 1 10 9 11
Walsall 6 2 2 2 6 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the The Blades to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Walsall Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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