FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 26 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Tuesday evening, 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 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 21 AprCharlton Ath.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Addicks in those games, with 4 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Charlton Ath. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 31 points from 17 games. Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 21 points from their 17 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.64028312
Sheff. Utd.6222568

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Charlton Ath. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.