FootyMAD's Plymouth Argyle match preview

Last updated : 23 November 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Sheff. Utd. are ready to welcome Plymouth Argyle to Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 13 wins out of 19 previous matches.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in September 2005, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 FebPlymouth Arg.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The The Blades's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Plymouth Arg.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pilgrims have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s 21 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Plymouth Arg. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 24 from their 16 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.63216511
Plymouth Arg.63128610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Sheff. Utd. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Blades will at least gain a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Plymouth Arg. Not won in previous 2 away matches.