Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Bramall Lane on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 25 games played, Blades have recorded 12 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in January 2003, as the Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Ipswich Town||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 25 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||4-3||Ipswich Town||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Ipswich Town||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 29 Jan||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 28 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Ipswich Town||LD1|
|1998/1999||Sun 09 May||Ipswich Town||4 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.
The Tractor Boys have had a decent run of form away from home recently, picking up four victories from the last six. The Tractor Boys's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division One, picking up 69 points from their 44 games so far. Ipswich Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 71 points from 44 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Ipswich Town||4 successive away victories.|
8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 16 outings ago.