FM Preview: Sheffield United v Leicester City 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 03 February 2011
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History of the Sheffield United v Leicester City fixture

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:
2010/2011Wed 10 NovLeicester City2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 26 DecLeicester City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

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:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.60248152
Leicester City6321121011

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

Sequence statistics:
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.

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