FM Preview: Sheffield United v Bristol City 23 Apr 2011

Last updated : 22 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Bristol City fixture

Sheffield United prepare to entertain Bristol City at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having taken all the points from 17 of the 23 contests.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in February 2010, with Sheffield United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Bristol City 3 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 13 Feb Sheff. Utd. 2-0 Bristol City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 28 Nov Bristol City 2 - 3 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Bristol City 0 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Oct Sheff. Utd. 3 - 0 Bristol City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 26 Apr Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Bristol City Championship
2007/2008 Sat 06 Oct Bristol City 2 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheffield United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 42 games have yielded only 35 points.

Bristol City see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 54 points from their 42 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 1 0 5 4 13 3
Bristol City 6 2 1 3 6 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Bramall Lane for the The Blades and the Madmen are unable to see past Bristol City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bristol City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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