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Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest prediction 2024-05-04

Sheffield United
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2024-05-04
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Nottingham Forest
Prediction: 1-2
Nottingham Forest
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Probability of win
Sheffield United — 22.3%
Draw — 19.6%
Nottingham Forest — 58.1%
Our Prediction
Winner: Nottingham Forest;
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Following four consecutive league defeats, Sheffield United will look to give fans some cheer when they take on Nottingham Forest on Matchday 36. Both James McAtee and Tom Davies are major doubts, while all Oliver McBurnie, Rhian Brewster, and George Baldock remain in the recovery room. The Reds, on the other hand, produced a fine display in a 2-0 loss to Man City, with the team missing several clear-cut opportunities to score.

Even though Forest have been struggling on the travels this season, we are tempted to put our money on Chris Wood and Co. Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi should be the only absentee in the visiting team. Neco Williams should be fit for Saturday’s clash despite suffering a minor injury in the defeat to Man City.

Prediction: 1-2 (Nottingham Forest)

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Both to score
Yes
67.55%
No
32.45%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
71.4%
50.5%
28.6%
49.5%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
Sheffield United
75%
40.4%
25%
59.6%
Nottingham Forest
90%
67.1%
9.9%
32.9%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
2.5%
5.7%
6.6%
5.1%
2.9%
3.4%
8%
9.2%
7.1%
4.1%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
2.4%
5.5%
6.4%
4.9%
2.8%
1.1%
2.6%
2.9%
2.3%
1.3%
Sheffield United Nottingham Forest
Games 38 38
Wins 3 9
Losses 28 20
Draws 7 9
Goals 35 49
Goals per game 0.9 1.3
Conceded per game 2.7 1.8
Attacks 81 85.1
Corners per game 3.7 3.9
Yellow cards per game 2.6 2.1
Fouls per game 11.1 11.3
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Premier League
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Manchester City 38 28 7 3 96:34 91
Arsenal 38 28 5 5 91:29 89
Liverpool 38 24 10 4 86:41 82
Aston Villa 38 20 8 10 76:61 68
Tottenham Hotspur 38 20 6 12 74:61 66
Chelsea 38 18 9 11 77:63 63
Manchester United 38 18 6 14 57:58 60
Newcastle United 38 18 6 14 85:62 60
West Ham United 38 14 10 14 60:74 52
Crystal Palace 38 13 10 15 57:58 49
Everton 38 13 9 16 40:51 48
Brighton & Hove Albion 38 12 12 14 55:62 48
AFC Bournemouth 38 13 9 16 54:67 48
Fulham 38 13 8 17 55:61 47
Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 13 7 18 50:65 46
Brentford 38 10 9 19 56:65 39
Nottingham Forest 38 9 9 20 49:67 36
Luton Town 38 6 8 24 52:85 26
Burnley 38 5 9 24 41:78 24
Sheffield United 38 3 7 28 35:104 16
Top scorers
Sheffield United
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O. McBurnie (6)
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B. Brereton (6)
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G. Hamer (4)
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C. Archer (4)
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J. Bogle (3)
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J. Mcatee (3)
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A. Ahmedhodzic (2)
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O. Norwood (1)
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V. de Souza Costa (1)
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J. Robinson (1)
Nottingham Forest
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C. Wood (14)
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C. Hudson-Odoi (8)
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T. Awoniyi (6)
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A. Elanga (5)
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M. Gibbs-White (5)
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W. Boly (2)
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N. Domínguez (2)
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D. dos Santos de Oliveira (2)
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T. Olaoluwa Aina (1)
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O. Mangala (1)
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H. Toffolo (1)
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M. Niakhate (1)
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R. Yates (1)
Top assists
Sheffield United
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G. Hamer
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J. Mcatee
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O. McBurnie
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B. Osborn
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J. Robinson
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G. Baldock
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M. Lowe
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B. Brereton
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C. Archer
Nottingham Forest
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M. Gibbs-White
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A. Elanga
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H. Toffolo
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T. Awoniyi
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G. Montiel
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D. dos Santos de Oliveira
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N. Domínguez
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M. Santiago Costa dos Santos
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S. Aurier
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C. Wood
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N. Williams
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C. Hudson-Odoi
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T. Olaoluwa Aina
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D. Okoth Origi
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G. Reyna
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W. Boly
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R. Yates
Premier League Sheffield United Nottingham Forest
Number of matches 380 38 38
Average win rate (%) 39.2 7.9 23.7
Goals per match 3.3 0.9 1.3
Yellow per match 4.4 2.6 2.1
Corners per match 10.8 3.7 3.9
Home goals per match 1.8 1 1.4
Away goals per match 1.5 0.8 1.2
Player rating 6.9 6.6 6.8

Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest: Celebrated Icons of English Football

English football is often seen as the manifestation of the spirit and energy that fuels the beautiful game. Over time, many teams have become symbols of footballing culture, etching their existence in history books, and two such teams are Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest. This article delves into the rich histories of these clubs and their remarkable journey in English football.

Sheffield United: The Blades' Story

Established in 1889, Sheffield United, nicknamed 'the Blades', is among England's oldest football clubs. It originated from an earlier cricket club set up in 1854 in the city of Sheffield. The club adopted Bramall Lane, initially a cricket ground, which has since stood witness to numerous footballing highs and lows for the Blades.

In 1898, less than a decade after their creation, Sheffield United claimed the pinnacle of English football by becoming champions of England's First Division. They repeated this feat only four years later. In addition, the club boasts four FA Cup wins, with their last victory coming way back in 1925.

However, it hasn't always been a smooth ride for Sheffield United. The Blades have had their share of fluctuating fortunes, with periods of decline and resurgence shaping their trajectory. The club has teetered between different tiers of English league football, with their most recent stint in the Premier League ending in 2021.

Nottingham Forest: Tracing the Reds' Legacy

Nottingham Forest, affectionately known as 'the Reds', was founded in 1865, making it one of the ten oldest football clubs in England. Based in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, the club initially played their matches at the Forest Recreation Ground, before moving to the City Ground in 1898, a venue they've called home ever since.

While Forest might not have the league success to match some of their rivals, the club famously clinched the First Division title in the 1977-78 season. Yet, it's their exploits in Europe that truly stand out.

The highlight of the club's history surely remains their back-to-back European Cup victories in 1979 and 1980. A feat, that despite all their domestic struggles and demotions they endured post those victories, continued to secure them an esteemed spot in English and European football history.

Sheffield United vs Nottingham Forest: A Competitive Rivalry

The Blades and the Reds have had some competitive clashes over the years, punctuated by tense showdowns, dazzling performances, and memorable moments. While it's not a traditional rivalry, matches between the two sides have often held significant implications in the race for promotion or the battle against relegation in various seasons. These matches embody the realities of English football—competitive, passionate, and unpredictable.

Wrapping Up

The football journey of Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest is a testament to the passion, turmoil, and dynamism that encompasses the English game. From historic titles to periods of decline and resurgence, these clubs' tales will continue to inspire generations of football fans around the globe.