Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Sunderland at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blades are clearly on top, winning 54.41% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in October 2003, with Sunderland 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||Fri 09 Apr||Sunderland||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sun 07 Mar||Sunderland||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0-1||Sunderland||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 03 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Sunderland||LC|
|1998/1999||Sat 24 Apr||Sunderland||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 28 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 4||Sunderland||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 10 Jan||Sunderland||4 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
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. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Blades in those games, with 5 conceded.
Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Black Cats's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 10 matches. Sunderland's total of 17 points from their 10 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 Sunderland. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Sunderland||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.