FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 27 October 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Bristol City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, The Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, with Bristol City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 04 OctSheff. Utd.3 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 26 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 1Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 06 OctBristol City2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 01 MaySheff. Utd.3 - 1Bristol CityCHMP
1998/1999Sat 05 DecBristol City2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1994/1995Sat 21 JanBristol City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1994/1995Sat 05 NovSheff. Utd.3 - 0Bristol CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 7 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Blades have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City's total of 20 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Utd.'s total of 21 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City6222578
Sheff. Utd.64118213

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Blades out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Bristol City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Sheff. Utd. 14 games since last away draw.