FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 17 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Leicester City fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Leicester City at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 43 games played, The Blades have recorded 21 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in April 2008, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 05 AprSheff. Utd.3-0Leicester CityCHMP
2007/2008Tue 23 OctLeicester City0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 26 NovLeicester City4 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 06 AugSheff. Utd.4 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 28 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP
2004/2005Tue 14 SepLeicester City3 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Mon 21 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 1Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the The Blades score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Leicester City's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Foxes have managed to tuck away 10 goals in this period, and concede just the 3.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 4 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Leicester City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 4 from their 2 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6222548
Leicester City642011314

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Leicester City will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Leicester City Undefeated in last 5 away games.
10 games since last defeat.