Sheff. Utd. play host to Newcastle United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 36 and lost only 7 of the 58 games.
The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Utd. was more than a decade ago, in April 1994, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 04 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sun 05 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1993/1994||Sat 30 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2-0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Wed 24 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1989/1990||Sat 24 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||CHMP|
|1989/1990||Sat 25 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Magpies have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 31 matches. Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 37 points from their 31 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the The Blades, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Sheff. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Newcastle Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.