FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 3rd December 2007
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Sheffield United take on Stoke City in a Championship match on Tuesday 4th December 2007 at 19:45.
Stoke 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 50 games played, Potters have recorded 10 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 25 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in December 2005, the The Blades carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Stoke City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Apr||Stoke City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 31 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Stoke City||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 10 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Stoke City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Stoke City's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Potters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Sheff. Utd.'s 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Stoke City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 30 from their 19 games 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 ...
Stoke City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Sheff. Utd.. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Not drawn a match in their last 5 .|
|Stoke City||4 games since last defeat.|
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