FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 22 February 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. pack their bags to visit Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The 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 within the last three years, in August 2005, the Rangers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 12 JanSheff. Utd.2 - 1Q.P.R.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebSheff. Utd.2 - 3Q.P.R.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rangers in those games, with 6 conceded.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 3 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Q.P.R. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 32 matches. Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 39 points from their 32 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6150548

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Rangers, as the The Blades have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Sheff. Utd. Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 5 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.