Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Coventry City at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Blades have recorded 7 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in August 2003, the Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Fri 26 Dec||Coventry City||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2-1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Coventry City||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 06 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 17 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Coventry City||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 5 conceded.
Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 11 points from their 9 matches. Coventry City's 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Sheff. Utd. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw
|Sheff. Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Coventry City||4 games since last defeat.|