Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Reading at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, The Blades have recorded 7 wins, and Reading have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in August 2004, with Reading inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Tue 25 Oct||Reading||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Sat 01 Oct||Reading||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Apr||Reading||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||0-1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 28 Feb||Reading||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Fri 24 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 18 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 3||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.
Sheff. Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 70 points from the 33 games they have played so far. Reading are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 33 games giving them a return of 82 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the The Blades. Score draw
|Sheff. Utd.||8 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Reading||Last drawn game 5 outings ago.|