FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 17 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Manchester United fixture

Sheff. Utd. play host to Manchester United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 47 games played, The Blades have recorded 23 wins, and Man Utd. have come away with 15 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was more than a decade ago, in January 1995, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1994/1995Mon 09 JanSheff. Utd.0-2Man Utd.FAC
1993/1994Sun 09 JanSheff. Utd.0 - 1Man Utd.FAC
1993/1994Tue 07 DecSheff. Utd.0 - 3Man Utd.PREM
1993/1994Wed 18 AugMan Utd.3 - 0Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Sun 14 FebSheff. Utd.2 - 1Man Utd.FAC
1992/1993Sat 06 FebMan Utd.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
1992/1993Sat 15 AugSheff. Utd.2 - 1Man Utd.PREM

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Blades have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Man Utd. however, is much more impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Red Devils, and 3 goals against.

Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 10 points from 12 matches. Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 31 points from the 12 games played.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.61235105
Man Utd.640210312

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the The Blades of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Man Utd., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Man Utd. 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.