FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United 18 Apr 2010

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History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Sheffield United fixture

Sheff. Wed. prepare to entertain Sheffield United at Hillsborough at lunchtime on Sunday, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 61 games played, The Owls have recorded 27 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 18 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was just last season, in October 2008, the The Owls carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Fri 18 SepSheff. Utd.3 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2008/2009Sat 07 FebSheff. Utd.1 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2008/2009Sun 19 OctSheff. Wed.1-0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2007/2008Tue 08 AprSheff. Utd.2 - 2Sheff. Wed.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 19 JanSheff. Wed.2 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 FebSheff. Wed.1 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 03 DecSheff. Utd.1 - 0Sheff. Wed.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

The away form of Sheff. Utd. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. The Blades have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 45 points from their 43 games thus far. Sheff. Utd.'s 58 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Wed.6132456
Sheff. Utd.6132456

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Sheff. Wed. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Wed. Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheff. Utd. Not won in previous 10 away matches.