FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 24 February 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Queens Park Rangers fixture

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:
2005/2006Sat 13 AugQ.P.R.2 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 09 AprSheff. Utd.3-2Q.P.R.CHMP
2004/2005Tue 31 AugQ.P.R.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 23 SepSheff. Utd.0 - 2Q.P.R.LGEC
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

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.63218711

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

Sequence statistics:
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.