Sheff. Utd. play host to Bolton Wanderers at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 35 and lost only 14 of the 58 games.
The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was back in November 2000, over five years ago, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2000/2001||Sun 06 May||Bolton Wdrs.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 25 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1-0||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 21 Mar||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sun 14 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 16 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Bolton Wdrs.||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 29 Aug||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 15 Feb||Bolton Wdrs.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Blades have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Bolton Wdrs. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The The Trotters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Sheff. Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 9 points from their 11 games thus far. Bolton Wdrs. sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 20 points from their 11 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Bolton Wdrs., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Bolton Wdrs.||7 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.