FootyMAD's Stoke City match preview

Last updated : 09 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Stoke City fixture

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:
2003/2004Sat 17 AprSheff. Utd.0-1Stoke CityLD1
2003/2004Sat 01 NovStoke City2 - 2Sheff. Utd.LD1
2002/2003Sat 15 MarStoke City0 - 0Sheff. Utd.LD1
2002/2003Wed 23 OctSheff. Utd.2 - 1Stoke CityLD1
1997/1998Fri 26 DecStoke City2 - 2Sheff. Utd.LD1
1997/1998Tue 02 DecSheff. Utd.3 - 2Stoke CityLD1
1996/1997Fri 25 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 0Stoke CityLD1

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6231879
Stoke City64119413

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

Sequence statistics:
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.