History of the Sheffield United v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth pack their bags to visit Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Monday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 27 out of 37 times.
The previous match played between the two at Bramall Lane was within the last three years, in September 2010, the The Blades carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||4 - 3||Portsmouth||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 6 conceded.
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Pompey's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Sheffield United are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 28 points from 14 games.
Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 18 points from their 14 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Sheffield United may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Sheffield United||Unbeaten in the last 14 home games.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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