FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview

Last updated : 01 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Newcastle United fixture

Newcastle Utd. pack their bags to visit Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 36 and win only 8 of the 59 games.

The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in April 2007, with Newcastle Utd. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Blades in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 07 AprSheff. Utd.1 - 2Newcastle Utd.PREM
2006/2007Sat 04 NovNewcastle Utd.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.PREM
1999/2000Sat 08 JanNewcastle Utd.4 - 1Sheff. Utd.FAC
1997/1998Sun 05 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.FAC
1993/1994Sat 30 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 0Newcastle Utd.PREM
1993/1994Wed 24 NovNewcastle Utd.4 - 0Sheff. Utd.PREM
1989/1990Sat 24 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 1Newcastle Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 13 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Sheff. Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 14 games played so far, Newcastle Utd. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 27 points from the 14 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.60249162
Newcastle Utd.6222858

FootyMad's prediction ...

Although Newcastle Utd. have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Sheff. Utd.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Newcastle Utd. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.