Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 25 games played, The Blades have recorded 8 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2009, as the Sky Blues edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 15 Sep||Coventry City||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Wed 04 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 16 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Coventry City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Blades have hit 7 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Coventry City's 35 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Sky Blues, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Coventry City||No sequences of note|
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.