FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 25 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Leicester City at Walkers Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 42 games played, The Blades have recorded 10 wins, and Leicester City have come away with 16 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Walkers Stadium was within the last three years, in October 2007, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Foxes in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 18 AugSheff. Utd.1 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Foxes in those games, with 5 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the The Blades have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City's total of 34 points from their 21 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 32 from their 22 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leicester City62138117
Sheff. Utd.64208314

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
8 games since last defeat.