FootyMAD's Watford match preview

Last updated : 14 August 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Watford fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Watford at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, The Blades have recorded 8 wins, and Watford have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in September 2008, the The Blades carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 17 JanWatford0 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 27 SepSheff. Utd.2-1WatfordCHMP
2007/2008Tue 29 JanSheff. Utd.1 - 1WatfordCHMP
2007/2008Sat 18 AugWatford1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 0WatfordPREM
2006/2007Tue 28 NovWatford0 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
2005/2006Mon 06 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 4WatfordCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the The Blades score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

The Hornets have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Hornets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Sheff. Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 1 matches. Watford see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Watford will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Watford 5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.