FM Preview: Sheffield United v Yeovil Town 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Yeovil Town fixture

Sheffield United prepare to entertain Yeovil Town at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The The Blades won the only previous game contested between the two.

The only previous meeting between Sheffield United and Yeovil Town at Bramall Lane was just last season, in January 2012, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Yeovil Town 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Tue 10 Jan Sheff. Utd. 4-0 Yeovil Town League One
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Yeovil Town 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 8 conceded.

Yeovil Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Glovers have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 26 games.

Yeovil Town's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 12 5 11
Yeovil Town 6 3 1 2 11 8 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Yeovil Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Blades in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United No sequences of note
Yeovil Town 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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