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Last updated : 12 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Withdean Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, Blades have recorded 3 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 15 JanSheff. Utd.1 - 2Brighton & HACHMP
2004/2005Sat 02 OctBrighton & HA1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Tue 18 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2002/2003Sat 19 OctBrighton & HA2 - 4Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Wed 14 MarBrighton & HA2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 09 SepSheff. Utd.5 - 4Brighton & HACHMP
1986/1987Sat 02 MayBrighton & HA2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Brighton & HA find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 7 points from their 7 matches. Sheff. Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 7 games giving them a return of 18 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Brighton & HA61329106
Sheff. Utd.650111515

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Blades of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at Withdean Stadium with Sheff. Utd. coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Brighton & HA Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheff. Utd. 5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.