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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||0-2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Ipswich Town||5 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Fri 30 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Ipswich Town||3 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 25 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 3||Ipswich Town||FAC|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
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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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
|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.|