FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 29 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Charlton Athletic fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Charlton Athletic at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 19 wins out of 29 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in December 2006, the The Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Tue 27 NovCharlton Ath.0 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The away form of Charlton Ath. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Addicks have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 33 matches. Charlton Ath.'s total of 52 points from their 34 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6051345
Charlton Ath.6222888

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. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Charlton Ath. Not won in previous 8 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.