FootyMAD's Queens Park Rangers match preview

Last updated : 18 December 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, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, The Blades have recorded 6 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 07 MarQ.P.R.0 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Queens Park Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 11.

Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Blades have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Q.P.R.'s 29 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 31 from their 21 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.64209414

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the The Blades has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Q.P.R.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Q.P.R. Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.