FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 09 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Ipswich Town fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Blades have recorded 12 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in February 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 05 FebSheff. Utd.0-2Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Tue 02 NovIpswich Town5 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Fri 30 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2003/2004Sat 22 NovIpswich Town3 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 08 FebIpswich Town3 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 25 JanSheff. Utd.4 - 3Ipswich TownFAC
2002/2003Sat 09 NovSheff. Utd.0 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 5 conceded.

Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 6 games giving them a return of 15 points. Ipswich Town's 10 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.650111615
Ipswich Town62135107

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Ipswich Town is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Blades in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Won 4 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Ipswich Town Last drawn game 5 outings ago.