Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Stoke City at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Blades have recorded 24 wins, and Stoke City have come away with 10 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in April 2004, with Stoke City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Blades in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||0-1||Stoke City||LD1|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 Nov||Stoke City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Wed 23 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Stoke City||LD1|
|1997/1998||Fri 26 Dec||Stoke City||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1997/1998||Tue 02 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 2||Stoke City||LD1|
|1996/1997||Fri 25 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Stoke City||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United 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, 7 to 6.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far, Stoke City's total of 3 points from their 1 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Sheff. Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Stoke City. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Stoke City||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
5 games since last defeat.