FootyMAD's Millwall match preview

Last updated : 03 December 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Millwall v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Saturday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. 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 most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, with Millwall running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 02 MarSheff. Utd.2 - 1MillwallCHMP
2003/2004Sat 18 OctMillwall2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 FebMillwall1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2002/2003Tue 27 AugSheff. Utd.3 - 1MillwallCHMP
2001/2002Tue 19 MarSheff. Utd.3 - 2MillwallCHMP
2001/2002Sat 22 SepMillwall2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 16 MarMillwall1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Sheff. Utd.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.

Millwall's 29 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 32 from their 21 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.62319119

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.