FootyMAD Sheffield United match preview

Last updated : 29 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Sheffield United v Coventry City fixture

Coventry face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Saturday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 28 DecSheff Utd0 - 0CoventryLD1
2002/2003Sat 10 AugCoventry2 - 1Sheff UtdLD1
2001/2002Wed 06 MarCoventry1 - 0Sheff UtdLD1
2001/2002Sat 15 SepSheff Utd0 - 1CoventryLD1
1997/1998Tue 17 MarSheff Utd1 - 1CoventryFAC
1997/1998Sat 07 MarCoventry1 - 1Sheff UtdFAC
1993/1994Sat 12 FebSheff Utd0 - 0CoventryPREM

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

The away form of Coventry is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Sky Blues have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Sheff Utd's total of 8 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Nationwide League Division One. Coventry are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 2 points from 3 matches.

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

Sky Blues are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Sheff Utd. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff UtdUnbeaten in the last 13 home games.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
CoventryNot won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.