Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Preston North End at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 35 wins out of 50 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in December 2009, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Feb||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Mon 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||1-0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Mon 11 May||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Preston N.E.||D1PO|
|2008/2009||Fri 08 May||Preston N.E.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||D1PO|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 25 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Mar||Preston N.E.||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 4.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the North End have hit 10 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 3 games have yielded only 1 points. Preston N.E. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 3 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Preston N.E.||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.