FootyMAD's Ipswich Town match preview

Last updated : 05 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Ipswich Town fixture

Sheff. Utd. are ready to welcome Ipswich Town to Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, The Blades have recorded 13 wins, and Ipswich Town have come away with 7 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in September 2005, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 14 JanIpswich Town1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 10 SepSheff. Utd.2-0Ipswich TownCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Tractor Boys have hit 6 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 14 matches. Ipswich Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 22 points from 13 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6132376
Ipswich Town633013712

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Bramall Lane for the The Blades and the Madmen are unable to see past Ipswich Town claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Ipswich Town Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.