FootyMAD's Aston Villa match preview

Last updated : 04 May 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Aston Villa v Sheffield United fixture

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:
2006/2007Mon 11 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 2Aston VillaPREM
2004/2005Sat 08 JanSheff. Utd.3 - 1Aston VillaFAC
1995/1996Sun 28 JanSheff. Utd.0 - 1Aston VillaFAC
1993/1994Sat 16 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 2Aston VillaPREM
1993/1994Sat 20 NovAston Villa1 - 0Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Wed 27 JanAston Villa3 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Sat 29 AugSheff. Utd.0 - 2Aston VillaPREM

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Aston Villa63309412
Sheff. Utd.6213667

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

Sequence statistics:
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.