Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Aston Villa at Villa Park at tea-time on Saturday, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 41 out of 61 times.
The last time the two teams met at Aston Villa was more than a decade ago, in November 1993, the Villans carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Mon 11 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|2004/2005||Sat 08 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 1||Aston Villa||FAC|
|1995/1996||Sun 28 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Aston Villa||FAC|
|1993/1994||Sat 16 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
|1993/1994||Sat 20 Nov||Aston Villa||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1992/1993||Wed 27 Jan||Aston Villa||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1992/1993||Sat 29 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||Aston Villa||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Aston Villa losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 3 goals scored and conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. The Blades have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Aston Villa see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 46 points from their 36 games played so far, Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 36 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Villans, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Aston Villa||Drawn last 4 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
|Sheff. Utd.||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|