FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 05 December 2008 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 17 of the 58 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in November 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 AprBurnley1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 03 NovSheff. Utd.0-0BurnleyCHMP
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

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, 7 to 5.

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.'s total of 32 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Burnley are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 33 points from 20 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.631211910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Blades. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Burnley Last drawn game 4 outings ago.