FootyMAD's Millwall match preview

Last updated : 17 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Millwall v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Millwall at The Den on Tuesday 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 less than a year ago, in December 2004, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Lions in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 30 AprSheff. Utd.0 - 1MillwallCHMP
2004/2005Sat 04 DecMillwall1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Millwall's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Sheff. Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Millwall are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 11 points from their 13 games thus far. Sheff. Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 13 games giving them a return of 33 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Millwall Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.