Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 52 games played, Blades have recorded 25 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in May 2003, as the Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in an Div. One Play-Offs match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 25 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 13 Sep||Nottm. Forest||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Thu 15 May||Sheff. Utd.||4-3||Nottm. Forest||D1P|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 May||Nottm. Forest||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||D1P|
|2002/2003||Tue 15 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Nottm. Forest||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 19 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Nottm. Forest have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd.'s total of 63 points from their 39 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Nottm. Forest find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 45 points from their 39 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Blades's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Nottm. Forest. Home Win
|Sheff. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.