FootyMAD's Hull City match preview

Last updated : 02 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Hull City v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Hull City at The KC Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Hull City have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Hull City was well over fifteen years ago, back in February 1990, when they played out a goalless draw in a Second Division match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1989/1990Sat 03 FebHull City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 23 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 0Hull CityCHMP
1987/1988Sat 27 FebHull City1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1987/1988Sat 03 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 1Hull CityCHMP
1986/1987Mon 20 AprHull City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1986/1987Fri 26 DecSheff. Utd.4 - 2Hull CityCHMP
1985/1986Sat 05 AprHull City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Hull City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Tigers in those games, with 4 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Blades's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Hull City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 27 matches. Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 59 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Hull City63128610
Sheff. Utd.64118413

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Hull City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Hull City Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Sheff. Utd. Last drawn game 4 outings ago.