Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Crystal Palace at Bramall Lane at tea-time on Saturday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 24 games played, The Blades have recorded 10 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in December 2007, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 29 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||0-1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Sep||Crystal Palace||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sun 30 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 05 Nov||Crystal Palace||2 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 07 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 3||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 26 Aug||Crystal Palace||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 05 Apr||Crystal Palace||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||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 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
The Eagles 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 Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 36 points from their 23 games so far. Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 36 from their 23 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Sheff. Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Crystal Palace. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
|Crystal Palace||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.