FootyMAD's Manchester United match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Manchester United v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. travel to take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Man Utd. was more than a decade ago, in August 1993, with Man Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 18 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 2Man Utd.PREM
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

Recent respective form guides

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Red Devils have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Man Utd., Sheff. Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing every single one of the last six matches played! The Blades have conceded 16 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Man Utd. are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 78 points from the 32 games played. Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 34 points from 33 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Man Utd.640218712
Sheff. Utd.61145114

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Blades are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Man Utd.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Man Utd. Won 5 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Sheff. Utd. Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.