History of the Brentford v Sheffield United fixture
Brentford play host to Sheffield United at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Bees have recorded 6 wins, and Sheffield United have come away with 4 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Brentford was amazingly over twenty years ago, in September 1988, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in a Third Division match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 13 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Brentford||League One|
|1988/1989||Sat 22 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Brentford||Third Division|
|1988/1989||Sat 24 Sep||Brentford||1-4||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 25 Feb||Brentford||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1983/1984||Sat 22 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Brentford||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 30 Apr||Brentford||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Third Division|
|1982/1983||Sat 27 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Brentford||Third Division|
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Recent respective form guides
Brentford are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Bees, with 6 goals against.
Sheffield United have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Brentford's 47 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 65 points from the 34 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Bees, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw
|Brentford||Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
|Sheffield United||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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