FM Preview: Dundee United v Aberdeen 20 Oct 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th October 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Dundee United and Aberdeen at 15:00 on 20th October 2012 in the Scottish Premier.
History of the Dundee United v Aberdeen fixture
Dundee United prepare to entertain Aberdeen at Tannadice Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 107 games played, Terrors have recorded 37 wins, and Aberdeen have come away with 36 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Tannadice Park was less than a year ago, in January 2012, with Aberdeen inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Terrors in a Scottish Premier match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Apr||Aberdeen||3 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Mon 02 Jan||Dundee Utd.||1-2||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Aberdeen||3 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Mon 07 Mar||Dundee Utd.||3 - 1||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 01 Jan||Aberdeen||1 - 1||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Dundee Utd.||3 - 1||Aberdeen||Scottish Premier|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Aberdeen||2 - 2||Dundee Utd.||Scottish Premier|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Dundee United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Terrors in those games, with 5 conceded.
The Dons have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Dons, and 4 goals against.
Dundee United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 8 points from 7 matches.
Aberdeen's total of 14 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Clydesdale Bank Scottish Premier.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Terrors are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Aberdeen will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win
|Dundee United||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Aberdeen||Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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