Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, winning 58.33% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in January 2005, with Brighton & HA inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 13 Sep||Brighton & HA||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1-2||Brighton & HA||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Brighton & HA||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 19 Oct||Brighton & HA||2 - 4||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Wed 14 Mar||Brighton & HA||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Sat 09 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||5 - 4||Brighton & HA||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, 10 to 8.
The away form of Brighton & HA is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Seagulls have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 63 points from the 29 games they have played so far. Brighton & HA are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 28 points from 29 matches.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|Brighton & HA||6||2||0||4||5||9||6|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Though Sheff. Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Bramall Lane in recent games, I can confidently predict that they will easily sweep aside the opposition put before them. Home Win
|Sheff. Utd.||6 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Brighton & HA||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.