Sheffield Utd vs Bristol City Prediction & Tips
Sheffield United and Bristol City meet at Bramall Lane, in a match for this phase of the FA Cup (5th Round). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 4 matches won 3 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 30‑03‑2019, ended with the victory of Bristol City by (2‑3).
The home team reaches this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after having played previous qualifiers with: Plymouth Argyle and Bristol Rovers. The team comes to this match after a home loss to Chelsea by (1‑2). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Sheffield United have won 3 and lost 7. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, But their attack has scored with consistency, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 9 times and only managed 1 comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 14 home matches for all competitions: they have scored 4 of their 11 goals between minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
Sheffield United comes into this game unmotivated, after a 1×2 home loss to Chelsea. The home team usually acts in a 5-3-2, favoring quick transitions, attacking, preferably, through the flanks. The two most advanced players will be Oliver McBurnie and Oliver Burke and in the midfield will play John Lundstram, Oliver Norwood and John Fleck. When investing in the offensive process, you must do it on the left flank, in order to take advantage of the quality of the left back Max Lowe. Coach Chris Wilder shouldn’t be able to count on Jack O’Connell, turned over to the medical department.
The visiting team reaches this stage of the FA Cup (5th Round) after having played previous qualifiers with: Millwall and Portsmouth. In the last match they played, for the Championship, they lost to Cardiff City at home by (0‑2). In their last 10 away matches Bristol City has registered 3 wins and 7 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, they suffered the first goal 8 times and never managed to come back.
Bristol come to this performance unmotivated, after a 2-0 home loss to Cardiff. The visiting team generally plays 4-3-3, favoring a slower style of play and attacking through the central zone. The three arrows aimed at the opponent’s goal will be Antoine Semenyo, Famara Diédhiou and Nahki Wells, combining various qualities in attack. One of the main weaknesses of the visiting team is the lack of confidence in maintaining a positive result. Coach Dean Holden should not be able to count on Andreas Weimann and Steven Sessegnon, because they are still injured.
Sheffield Utd – Bristol City FREE TIPS
Sheffield Utd – Win @ 1.65
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90