FM Preview: Sheffield United v Coventry City 01 Feb 2013

Last updated : 31 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield United v Coventry City fixture

Sheffield United are ready to welcome Coventry City to Bramall Lane on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, The Blades have recorded 10 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 7 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in October 2010, with Coventry City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 04 Dec Coventry City 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. (Associate Members)
2012/2013 Tue 21 Aug Coventry City 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League One
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Coventry City 0 - 0 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Sheff. Utd. 0-1 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Sheff. Utd. 1 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 15 Sep Coventry City 3 - 2 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2008/2009 Wed 04 Mar Coventry City 1 - 2 Sheff. Utd. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The Sky Blues have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Sky Blues's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Sheffield United's total of 48 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Coventry City lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 44 from their 30 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield United 6 1 2 3 8 12 5
Coventry City 6 3 1 2 8 9 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Sheffield United's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield United Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Coventry City Not won in previous 3 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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