Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Charlton Athletic at The Valley 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 15 and win only 4 of the 28 games.
The last time the two teams met at Charlton Ath. was back in February 2000, over five years ago, the Addicks carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 02 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Charlton Ath.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 26 Feb||Charlton Ath.||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 1||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 09 Dec||Charlton Ath.||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sun 04 May||Charlton Ath.||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Tue 15 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Charlton Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Addicks in those games, with 4 conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Blades have conceded 15 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Charlton Ath. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 32 points from their 34 games thus far. Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 34 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Addicks, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Charlton Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 8 away matches.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.