FM Preview: Charlton Athletic v Sheffield United 21 Jan 2012

Last updated : 20 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Charlton Athletic v Sheffield United fixture

Charlton Athletic are ready to welcome Sheffield United to The Valley on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Addicks have recorded 15 wins, and Sheffield United have come away with 6 victories.

The previous match played between the two at The Valley was more than three years back, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-5 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Sheff. Utd. 0 - 2 Charlton Ath. League One
2008/2009 Sat 24 Jan Sheff. Utd. 2 - 1 Charlton Ath. F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sun 28 Dec Sheff. Utd. 3 - 1 Charlton Ath. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 22 Nov Charlton Ath. 2-5 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Sheff. Utd. 0 - 2 Charlton Ath. Championship
2007/2008 Tue 27 Nov Charlton Ath. 0 - 3 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2006/2007 Sat 21 Apr Charlton Ath. 1 - 1 Sheff. Utd. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Addicks have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 3.

The The Blades have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the The Blades, and 5 goals against.

Charlton Athletic are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 25 games giving them a return of 57 points.

Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 53 points from the 26 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Charlton Athletic 6 3 1 2 7 8 10
Sheffield United 6 5 0 1 17 6 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Charlton Athletic are starting to turn The Valley into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Charlton Athletic Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Sheffield United 6 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.

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