FM Preview: Sheffield United v Brentford 13 Aug 2011

Last updated : 12 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Brentford fixture

Brentford travel to take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 11 previous games, with the hosts winning just 3.

The last time the two teams met at Sheffield United was amazingly over twenty years ago, in April 1989, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Third Division match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1980/1981 Sat 18 Apr Brentford 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

Brentford have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Sheffield United's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 3 points from 1 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 3 2 1 11 11 11
Brentford 6 1 3 2 8 10 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brentford are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Bramall Lane with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United No sequences of note
Brentford Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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