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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 12 Apr||Burnley||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|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|
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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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
|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.|