FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 06 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Queens Park Rangers v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Utd. face a trip to 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 most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2008, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 16 AugSheff. Utd.3 - 0Q.P.R.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 23 FebQ.P.R.1 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Rangers have conceded a disappointing 5 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

Sheff. Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Blades, and 6 goals against.

Q.P.R.'s 48 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 58 points from 35 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6222998

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Blades have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Loftus Road with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Last drawn game 4 outings ago.