Coventry City prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Highfield Road Stadium on Friday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Sky Blues have recorded 8 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Highfield Road Stadium was just last season, in August 2002, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 1||Coventry City||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Dec||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 0||Coventry City||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 10 Aug||Coventry City||2-1||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2001/2002||Wed 06 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LD1|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 1||Coventry City||LD1|
|1997/1998||Tue 17 Mar||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Coventry City||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sat 07 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Sky Blues's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Sheff. Utd. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Blades have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Coventry City's 32 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sheff. Utd. are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 41 points from 23 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Coventry City's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Sheff. Utd.. Away win
|Coventry City||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Sheff. Utd.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.