FM Preview: Walsall v Sheffield United 06 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 5th March 2012
The game between Walsall and Sheffield United in the League One on 6th March 2012 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Walsall v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United travel to take on Walsall at Banks's Stadium on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 9 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.
The last time the two teams met at Walsall was back in April 2004, over five years ago, with Sheffield United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Saddlers in a League Division One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 16 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 2||Walsall||League One|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Walsall have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
Sheffield United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Blades, and 9 goals against.
Walsall are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 33 points from their 33 games thus far.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 65 points from the 33 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Walsall||Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sheffield United||9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 21 outings ago.
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