FM Preview: Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic 01 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic fixture

Sheffield United are ready to welcome Charlton Athletic to Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 21 wins out of 32 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in January 2009, the Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Sheff. Utd. 2-1 Charlton Ath. F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sun 28 Dec Sheff. Utd. 3 - 1 Charlton Ath. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Charlton Ath. 2 - 5 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Sheff. Utd. 0 - 2 Charlton Ath. Championship
2007/2008 Tue 27 Nov Charlton Ath. 0 - 3 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Charlton Ath. 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Premiership
2006/2007 Sat 02 Dec Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Charlton Ath. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Blades, with 7 goals against.

Charlton Athletic's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Addicks, and 7 goals against.

Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 20 points from 10 games.

Charlton Athletic are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 10 games giving them a return of 24 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 3 1 2 10 6 10
Charlton Athletic 6 3 2 1 10 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Charlton Athletic Undefeated in last 5 away games.
4 games since last defeat.

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