FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 24 September 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Coventry City fixture

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:
2003/2004Fri 26 DecCoventry City0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 30 AugSheff. Utd.2-1Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 28 DecSheff. Utd.0 - 0Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Sat 10 AugCoventry City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Wed 06 MarCoventry City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 15 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
1997/1998Tue 17 MarSheff. Utd.1 - 1Coventry CityFAC

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.63039119
Coventry City63219711

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Sheff. Utd. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. 5 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Coventry City 4 games since last defeat.