Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Queens Park Rangers at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in September 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 31 Aug||Q.P.R.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0-2||Q.P.R.||LC|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Q.P.R.||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sun 05 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Tue 30 Nov||Q.P.R.||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 17 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 3 conceded.
The Rangers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 5 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 2 have been let in at the wrong end.
Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 62 points from their 40 games so far. Q.P.R.'s 57 points from 40 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Both teams are displaying reasonable form at the moment, and for that reason, the Madmen predict the game will end in stalemate. Score draw
|Sheff. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Q.P.R.||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.