FootyMAD's Sheffield Wednesday match preview

Last updated : 17 September 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Bramall Lane on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 61 games played, The Blades have recorded 26 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Blades in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 07 FebSheff. Utd.1-2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2008/2009Sun 19 OctSheff. Wed.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 08 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 19 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 03 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2002/2003Fri 17 JanSheff. Utd.3 - 1Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 5 conceded.

Sheff. Wed. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Owls's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Sheff. Utd.'s total of 12 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Sheff. Wed.'s 9 points from 7 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.632111711
Sheff. Wed.6213987

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Sheff. Wed. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the The Blades in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Sheff. Wed. 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.