Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Bramall Lane on Friday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The The Blades have won an impressive 8 of the 9 meetings between the two sides, drawing the other 1.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in March 2005, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Crewe Alex.||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 08 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||4-0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The away form of Crewe Alex. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Railwaymen have hit 5 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 74 points from the 36 games they have played so far. Crewe Alex. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 26 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The current home form displayed by Sheff. Utd. is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Crewe Alex., I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the The Blades. Home Win
|Sheff. Utd.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Crewe Alex.||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|