FM Preview: Aberdeen v Dundee United 01 Jan 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 31st December 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Aberdeen and Dundee United at 15:00 on Saturday, 1st January 2011 in the Scottish Premier.
Dundee Utd. face a trip to Aberdeen at Pittodrie Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 85 games played, The Terrors have recorded 27 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 38 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Scottish Premier match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Dundee Utd.||3 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Aberdeen||2 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 02 Jan||Dundee Utd.||0 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Aberdeen||0 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Thu 07 May||Dundee Utd.||1 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Feb||Aberdeen||2 - 2||Dundee Utd.||SPL|
|2008/2009||Sat 08 Nov||Dundee Utd.||2 - 1||Aberdeen||SPL|
Recent respective form guides
Aberdeen's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The The Dons's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Dundee Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Aberdeen are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 18 matches. Dundee Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier, showing a record of 20 points from their 15 games played so far,
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 ...
The away form of the The Terrors has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Aberdeen. Away win
|Aberdeen||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 15 .
|Dundee Utd.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.