FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 29 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Ipswich Town fixture

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:
2003/2004Sat 22 NovIpswich Town3 - 0Sheff. Utd.LD1
2002/2003Sat 08 FebIpswich Town3 - 2Sheff. Utd.LD1
2002/2003Sat 25 JanSheff. Utd.4-3Ipswich TownFAC
2002/2003Sat 09 NovSheff. Utd.0 - 0Ipswich TownLD1
1999/2000Sat 29 JanIpswich Town1 - 1Sheff. Utd.LD1
1999/2000Sat 28 AugSheff. Utd.2 - 2Ipswich TownLD1
1998/1999Sun 09 MayIpswich Town4 - 1Sheff. 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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6204596
Ipswich Town640211812

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

Sequence statistics:
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.