FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th October 2007
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Stoke City and Sheffield Wednesday at 15:00 on Saturday 20th October 2007 in the Championship.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 43 games played, Potters have recorded 21 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2006, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Potters in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Stoke City||1-2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Stoke City||0 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Stoke City||3 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Wed 22 Sep||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 1||Stoke City||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Potters in those games, with 5 conceded.
Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Owls have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City's total of 17 points from their 10 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 6 points from their 10 games thus 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 ...
Its good news for Stoke City fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Potters. Home win
|Stoke City||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Sheff. Wed.||11 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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