Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 3 of the 8 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2002, with Sheff. Utd. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Saddlers in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Tue 09 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Walsall||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Walsall||FAC|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Walsall||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Walsall||LD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Walsall||LD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 24 Nov||Walsall||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Jan||Walsall||2 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Walsall's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Saddlers have scored 4, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.
Sheff. Utd.'s away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Blades have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Walsall are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 48 points from 43 matches. Sheff. Utd.'s 66 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Sheff. Utd. on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Walsall. No-score draw
|Walsall||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.