Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, The Blades have recorded 3 wins, and Doncaster Rvs. have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rvs. was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1988, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1988/1989||Sun 11 Dec||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1982/1983||Tue 05 Apr||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
|1982/1983||Mon 27 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|1979/1980||Tue 14 Aug||Doncaster Rvs.||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LGEC|
|1979/1980||Sat 11 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||LGEC|
|1957/1958||Sat 05 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|1957/1958||Sat 12 Oct||Doncaster Rvs.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Doncaster Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 5 conceded.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Blades have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Doncaster Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 8 matches. Sheff. Utd.'s 11 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the The Blades out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Doncaster Rvs.. Away win
|Doncaster Rvs.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.