FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview

Last updated : 08 September 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. travel to take on Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 71 games played, Rovers have recorded 16 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 34 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was back in September 2000, over five years ago, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Wed 04 AprBlackburn R.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Fri 15 SepSheff. Utd.2 - 0Blackburn R.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 01 AprBlackburn R.5 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 19 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP
1993/1994Sat 15 JanSheff. Utd.1 - 2Blackburn R.PREM
1993/1994Mon 18 OctBlackburn R.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Sat 17 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 3Blackburn R.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 4 conceded.

Blackburn R. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 1 points from their 3 games thus far. Blackburn R. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 1 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6132466
Blackburn R.63126610

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Blackburn R. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Bramall Lane will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Blackburn R. 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.