Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Blades.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in November 2003, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Fri 29 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||Crewe Alex.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 04 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||2-0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Tue 06 Mar||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
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 generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd.'s 51 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 35 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Bramall Lane at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crewe Alex. in this game. Home Win
|Sheff. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.