Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, The Blades have recorded 5 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 27 Nov||Charlton Ath.||0 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Charlton Ath.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Charlton Athletic's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Addicks have scored 6, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Sheff. Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Charlton Ath. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 17 matches. Sheff. Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 17 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at The Valley with Sheff. Utd. coasting to victory. Away win
|Charlton Ath.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Last drawn game 4 outings ago.|