FM Preview: Sheffield United v Walsall 16 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 15th August 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Sheffield United take on Walsall in a League One match on 16th August 2011 at 19:45.
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
|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
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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
|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.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here
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