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 less than a year ago, in April 2005, as the The Blades squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Q.P.R.||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||3-2||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|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.||LGEC|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Blades have scored 9, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Q.P.R. is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Rangers have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 74 points from the 35 games they have played so far. Q.P.R. see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 42 points from their 34 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Bramall Lane at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Q.P.R. in this game. Home Win
|Sheff. Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Q.P.R.||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.