Sheffield United and Stoke City fans look forward to Championship bout at Bramall Lane

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Bramall Lane (32702 seats)

This is shaping out to be an entertaining fixture as Sheffield United have their expected home advantage, while Stoke City are ahead 9 points in the Championship table.

Insights:
  • Sheffield United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Stoke City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

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Sheffield United form and stats

The complete Championship stats at home this season for Sheffield United are 2-1-2 (wins-draws-losses).

In their previous game, the manager S. Jokanović led his Sheffield to a defeat in the Championship match away at AFC Bournemouth. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Bramall Lane. Midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.64 (out of ten) in that game. Gibbs-White scored one goal and dribled past the opponent 4 of 4 times.

Prior to that, an away loss at Middlesbrough.

The match schedule is unforgiving for Sheffield as they have a new game in only three days, a Championship match thankfully also at home. Millwall are visiting.

The Sheffield manager S. Jokanović has got the team scoring with 10 from 5 home games in the league. 7 goals have been conceded.

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Stoke City form and stats

1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses. That’s the product of Stoke City playing as the away team in the Championship this season.

Nick Powell scored in Stoke's previous match, the home game against West Bromwich Albion that ended 1-0. Nick Powell, attacking player, was the top performer on the team in that game, scoring a match rating of 8.24. Powell scored one goal and hit one key pass.

Before that, Stoke travelled to Preston North End and returned home with a draw after the game finished 1-1.

A new game in only three days for Stoke City, the Championship home match versus AFC Bournemouth. Busy days.

Stoke City have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 5 league away games 5 goals have been scored. 7 goals have been conceded by Stoke in these games.

Head 2 Head

Sheffield United-Stoke City H2H statistics last seven meetings regardless of arena: Sheffield United three wins, Stoke City one win, three draws. four of these seven matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Stoke CityN. Powell
N. Powell
5 goals
Sheffield UnitedB. Sharp
B. Sharp
3 goals
Sheffield UnitedM. Gibbs-White
M. Gibbs-White
3 goals

Sheffield United missing players

Stoke City missing players

Sheffield United Stoke City
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
11 5 1 Played P 1 5 11
3 2 0 Won W 0 1 6
3 1 0 Drew D 1 2 3
5 2 1 Lost L 0 2 2
14 10 1 Scored S 0 5 15
16 7 2 Conceded C 0 7 11
82% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 80% 91%
64% 60% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 80% 73%
55% 60% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 60% 45%
36% 40% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 18%
9% 20% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 9%
45% 60% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 55%
27% 20% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 20% 36%
45% 20% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 40% 18%
 
6.5 7.6 6 Corners for (avg) C F 6 6 5.3
3.5 3.2 4 Corners against (avg) C A 7 5.6 5.3
1.3 0.8 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.4 1.9
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
13.5 17 17 Shots (avg) S ( 7 12.6 12
3.9 4.8 6 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 4 4.7
33% 42% 17% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 29%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Sheffield United have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sheffield United have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded at home.
  • Sheffield United haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Stoke City have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 AFC Bournemouth 11 7 4 0 18 8 6 4 2 0 13 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 10 25
2 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 4 1 20 9 5 3 2 0 10 4 6 3 2 1 10 5 11 22
3 Coventry City 11 7 1 3 16 12 6 6 0 0 14 3 5 1 1 3 2 9 4 22
4 Stoke City 11 6 3 2 15 11 6 5 1 0 10 4 5 1 2 2 5 7 4 21
5 Fulham 11 6 2 3 23 13 5 3 1 1 10 4 6 3 1 2 13 9 10 20
6 Queens Park Rangers 11 5 3 3 22 16 6 3 2 1 11 7 5 2 1 2 11 9 6 18
7 Huddersfield Town 11 5 2 4 16 14 5 3 0 2 9 9 6 2 2 2 7 5 2 17
8 Blackburn Rovers 11 4 4 3 19 14 5 3 1 1 12 6 6 1 3 2 7 8 5 16
9 Bristol City 11 4 4 3 14 13 5 0 4 1 3 4 6 4 0 2 11 9 1 16
10 Reading 11 5 1 5 17 19 5 3 1 1 11 8 6 2 0 4 6 11 -2 16
11 Millwall 11 3 6 2 11 11 5 2 2 1 6 5 6 1 4 1 5 6 0 15
12 Blackpool 11 4 3 4 11 14 6 3 0 3 4 7 5 1 3 1 7 7 -3 15
13 Luton Town 11 3 5 3 18 16 6 2 3 1 11 8 5 1 2 2 7 8 2 14
14 Sheffield United 11 3 3 5 14 16 5 2 1 2 10 7 6 1 2 3 4 9 -2 12
15 Middlesbrough 11 3 3 5 11 13 5 2 1 2 8 7 6 1 2 3 3 6 -2 12
16 Birmingham City 11 3 3 5 10 15 6 1 2 3 3 9 5 2 1 2 7 6 -5 12
17 Nottingham Forest 11 3 2 6 14 14 5 0 1 4 4 9 6 3 1 2 10 5 0 11
18 Preston North End 11 2 5 4 12 15 5 2 2 1 7 7 6 0 3 3 5 8 -3 11
19 Swansea City 11 2 5 4 9 14 5 1 3 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 7 11 -5 11
20 Cardiff City 11 3 2 6 12 19 6 1 1 4 5 10 5 2 1 2 7 9 -7 11
21 Hull City 11 2 3 6 8 15 6 1 2 3 4 8 5 1 1 3 4 7 -7 9
22 Barnsley 11 1 5 5 7 14 6 1 2 3 3 6 5 0 3 2 4 8 -7 8
23 Peterborough United 11 2 2 7 12 23 6 2 2 2 9 7 5 0 0 5 3 16 -11 8
24 Derby County 11 3 5 3 7 8 6 2 4 0 5 3 5 1 1 3 2 5 -1 2

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.