FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 10 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Plymouth Argyle v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2005, with Plymouth Arg. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 27 SepSheff. Utd.2 - 0Plymouth Arg.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Pilgrims's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Plymouth Arg. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 31 matches. Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 69 points from the 32 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Plymouth Arg.63126510
Sheff. Utd.631210910

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Blades's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Plymouth Arg., believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Plymouth Arg. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.