FM Preview: Sheffield United v Leicester City 01 Feb 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 31st January 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Sheffield United and Leicester City at 19:45 on Tuesday, 1st February 2011 in the Championship.
Leicester City face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Foxes have recorded 10 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 21 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Leicester City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Leicester City||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Leicester City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 23 Oct||Leicester City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Leicester City||4 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 1||Leicester City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The away form of Leicester City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Foxes have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches. Leicester City's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Foxes 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 Sheff. Utd.. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Leicester City||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|