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:|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 04 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Jan||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sun 05 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1993/1994||Sat 30 Apr||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|1993/1994||Wed 24 Nov||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|1989/1990||Sat 24 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Newcastle 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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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
|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.