FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 30 November 2007 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 22 games played, The Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in March 2006, with Coventry City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 MarCoventry City2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Sky Blues have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Coventry City's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 24 points from their 18 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City62137117
Sheff. Utd.63127510

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Coventry City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry CityFailed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd.Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.