FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 30 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Queens Park Rangers v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Blades will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Loftus Road was more than three years back, in March 2001, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Tue 23 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 2Q.P.R.LC
2000/2001Sat 03 MarQ.P.R.1 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 30 SepSheff. Utd.1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
1999/2000Sun 05 MarSheff. Utd.1 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
1999/2000Tue 30 NovQ.P.R.3 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 17 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
1998/1999Sat 21 NovQ.P.R.1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 4 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Blades's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 5 points from their 5 matches. Sheff. Utd.'s 8 points from 5 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Q.P.R.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.