Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain West Ham United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Blades are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 9 of the 39 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was less than a year ago, in January 2004, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||3-3||West Ham Utd.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Mon 28 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 2||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Mon 03 Jan||West Ham Utd.||0 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Sat 21 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1991/1992||Tue 29 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||West Ham Utd.||LC|
|1991/1992||Tue 20 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
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. These games have seen the Blades score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
West Ham Utd. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Hammers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Sheff. Utd.'s total of 11 points from their 6 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. West Ham Utd.'s 10 points from 6 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|
|West Ham Utd.||6||4||0||2||9||7||12|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Sheff. Utd., and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. Score draw
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|West Ham Utd.||Last drawn game 7 outings ago.|