FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 27 November 2009 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 Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 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 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Tue 28 OctBristol City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the The Blades have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City's 26 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 21 points from their 17 games played so far,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City623110109
Sheff. Utd.61147134

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Not won in previous 5 away matches.