FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 20 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Sheffield United fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 02 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 1Charlton Ath.PREM
1999/2000Sat 26 FebCharlton Ath.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 18 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 2Charlton Ath.CHMP
1997/1998Sun 28 DecSheff. Utd.4 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
1997/1998Tue 09 DecCharlton Ath.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1996/1997Sun 04 MayCharlton Ath.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1996/1997Tue 15 OctSheff. Utd.3 - 0Charlton 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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.6231649
Sheff. Utd.6114594

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

Sequence statistics:
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.