FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 26 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Plymouth Argyle at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 12 wins out of 18 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in October 2004, the Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 22 FebPlymouth Arg.3 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 23 OctSheff. Utd.2-1Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 10 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1989/1990Sat 16 SepPlymouth Arg.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1987/1988Tue 19 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
1987/1988Mon 31 AugPlymouth Arg.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1986/1987Sat 21 FebSheff. Utd.2 - 1Plymouth Arg.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Blades, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Sheff. Utd., Plymouth Arg. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Pilgrims have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Sheff. Utd. are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 10 games giving them a return of 27 points. Plymouth Arg. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 9 points from 10 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.651011416
Plymouth Arg.6123375

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Sheff. Utd. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Blades. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Won 6 successive home games.
11 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 9 matches.
Plymouth Arg. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.