FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Norwich City fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Norwich City at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 7 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in March 2008, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepNorwich City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 MarSheff. Utd.2-0Norwich CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 08 DecNorwich City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarNorwich City2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Mon 26 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 3Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 31 JanNorwich City1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 23 AugSheff. Utd.1 - 0Norwich CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The The Blades's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

The away form of Norwich City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Canaries have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 41 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Norwich City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 26 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.62311089
Norwich City61146114

FootyMad's prediction ...

The current home form displayed by Sheff. Utd. is obviously none too clever, but, with the current standing of Norwich City, I firmly believe this match can only produce a victory for the The Blades. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Norwich City Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.