FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 02 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Burnley fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Burnley at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, winning 36 and drawing 16 of the 57 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was two seasons ago, in December 2005, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 DecSheff. Utd.3-0BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Tue 09 AugBurnley1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 19 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 07 AugBurnley1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 06 DecBurnley3 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 08 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Wed 12 MarSheff. Utd.4 - 2BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 10 conceded.

Burnley 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.

Sheff. Utd. are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 14 from their 13 matches played. Burnley's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Sheff. Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Burnley Not won in previous 3 away matches.