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Last updated : 23 February 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Liverpool v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 41 out of 63 times.

The last time the two teams met at Liverpool was just over four years ago, in January 2003, with Liverpool running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in an League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 19 AugSheff. Utd.1 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2002/2003Tue 21 JanLiverpool2 - 0Sheff. Utd.LGEC
2002/2003Wed 08 JanSheff. Utd.2 - 1LiverpoolLGEC
1993/1994Sat 02 AprLiverpool1 - 2Sheff. Utd.PREM
1993/1994Sun 26 DecSheff. Utd.0 - 0LiverpoolPREM
1992/1993Wed 11 NovLiverpool3 - 0Sheff. Utd.LGEC
1992/1993Wed 28 OctSheff. Utd.0 - 0LiverpoolLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool 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, 11 to 9.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the The Blades have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 50 points from their 27 games. Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 27 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.62137107

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Reds, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool No sequences of note
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.