History of the Portsmouth v Sheffield United fixture
Portsmouth are ready to welcome Sheffield United to Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pompey are clearly on top, winning 52.78% of the games played between the two.
The previous match played between the two at Fratton Park was within the last three years, in March 2011, the Pompey carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Mon 29 Oct||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 05 Mar||Portsmouth||1-0||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 18 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 13 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Portsmouth||Premiership|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||Premiership|
|2002/2003||Mon 13 Jan||Portsmouth||1 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Portsmouth||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. These games have seen the Pompey score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.
Sheffield United's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The The Blades's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 39 points from their 43 games thus far.
Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 74 points from 43 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Pompey are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Sheffield United will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win
|Portsmouth||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Sheffield United||No sequences of note|
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