FM Preview: Sheffield United v Milton Keynes Dons 09 Mar 2013

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Last updated : 08 March 2013

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes Dons face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Dons have recorded 4 wins, and Sheffield United have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in October 2011, the The Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 10 Nov Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Sat 21 Apr Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League One
2011/2012 Tue 25 Oct Sheff. Utd. 2-1 Milton Keynes League One
2007/2008 Tue 28 Aug Milton Keynes 2 - 3 Sheff. Utd. League Cup
2003/2004 Mon 12 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Wimbledon League Division One
2003/2004 Tue 30 Sep Wimbledon 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2002/2003 Mon 07 Apr Wimbledon 1 - 0 Sheff. Utd. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dons's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 64 points from the 35 games they have played so far.

Milton Keynes Dons's 50 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 5 1 0 10 1 16
Milton Keynes Dons 6 1 4 1 7 6 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Blades, as the Dons have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
Milton Keynes Dons Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.

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Milton Keynes Dons Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 17th March 15:00

Milton Keynes Dons 2 - 1 Bury

Last game - Match Centre

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