FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 10 March 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Coventry City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Coventry City at Coventry Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, The Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2004, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 27 AugSheff. Utd.2 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
2004/2005Sun 26 DecCoventry City1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 1Coventry CityCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. During these games, Sky Blues have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 3.

Sheff. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Blades, and 11 goals against.

Coventry City's 48 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 75 points from the 37 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City62135107
Sheff. Utd.6132696

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 7 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.