Sheff. Utd. face a trip to Wigan Athletic at JJB Stadium on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Wigan Ath.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 21 Oct||Wigan Ath.||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|1991/1992||Tue 08 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Wigan Ath.||LC|
|1991/1992||Tue 24 Sep||Wigan Ath.||2 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LC|
|1988/1989||Sat 04 Mar||Wigan Ath.||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Sat 22 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Wigan Ath.||LGE1|
|1983/1984||Sat 11 Feb||Wigan Ath.||3 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Wigan Athletic haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Latics score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.
The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Wigan Ath. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 16 points from the 8 games they have played so far. Sheff. Utd.'s 11 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw
|Wigan Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Sheff. Utd.||4 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.