FootyMAD's Sheffield United match preview

Last updated : 25 August 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Fulham v Sheffield United fixture

Fulham play host to Sheffield United at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Cottagers have recorded 13 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Fulham was back in February 2001, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Sun 04 FebFulham1-1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 21 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 1FulhamCHMP
1999/2000Sat 15 AprFulham4 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
1999/2000Tue 28 DecSheff. Utd.2 - 0FulhamCHMP
1988/1989Sat 29 AprFulham2 - 2Sheff. Utd.LGE1
1988/1989Sat 12 NovSheff. Utd.1 - 0FulhamLGE1
1985/1986Mon 13 JanSheff. Utd.2 - 0FulhamFAC

Recent respective form guides

Fulham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

In complete contrast to Fulham, Sheff. Utd. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Blades have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 1 points from their 2 games thus far. Sheff. Utd. find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6231559

FootyMad's prediction ...

Fulham may be coming up against a decent side in Sheff. Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Cottagers. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Fulham Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.