Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 12 of the 56 games.
The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in August 2005, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Clarets in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 09 Aug||Burnley||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Burnley||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Burnley||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Burnley's 58 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 57 points from their 42 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Sheff. Utd. only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Turf Moor will be a good result. No-score draw
|Burnley||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|