Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Predictions

Jon Wilde 06 Aug 2019
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Sheffield United’s Chris Basham in action during a pre-season friendly match (PA Images)

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Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Match Info

Date: Saturday August 10 2019
Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST
Venue: Vitality Stadium
Referee: Kevin Friend

Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Head-To-Head Record

Last 4 matches

February 23 2013: Bournemouth 0-1 Sheffield United
September 1 2012: Sheffield United 5-3 Bournemouth

April 7 2012: Sheffield United 2-1 Bournemouth
December 17 2011: Bournemouth 0-2 Sheffield United

Total head-to-head league matches played: 14
Bournemouth wins: 1
Sheffield United wins: 9
Draws: 4

Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Stats

  • Bournemouth’s only league win against Sheffield United came away from home in 1987
  • Sheffield United have won the last eight league and cup matches between these clubs
  • Bournemouth have only scored one goal in their seven home games against Sheffield United

Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Match Preview

Bournemouth have a dreadful record against Sheffield United and this looks a good opportunity for the Premier League new boys to get an early point or three on the board.

The most eye-catching head-to-head stat here is how poorly Bournemouth fare when hosting the Blades – they have never beaten United on their own pitch and scored only one goal in those seven meetings!

All those games took place between 1981 and 2013, but that’s a 32-year spread and we are only six years on from the last of them so it’s not as though we are looking at ancient history.

United were promoted from the Championship in second position and while they and the team that finished ahead of them, Norwich, are the two favourites to go straight back down, the South Yorkshire club are showing plenty of ambition having broken their transfer record four times this summer on Luke Freeman, Callum Robinson, Lys Mousset and Oli McBurnie.

Mousset was, ironically, signed from Bournemouth, who started last season superbly but lost 19 matches out of 30 from November onwards and have again focused on signing young players this summer, most notably Philip Billing, Arnaut Danjuma and Lloyd Kelly.

Obviously United will be chomping at the bit as they begin only their second top-flight campaign since 1994 and they could just represent a touch of value to continue their club’s historical success at this venue.

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    Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Match Info Date: Saturday August 10 2019 Kick-off time: 3.00pm BST Venue: Vitality Stadium Referee: Kevin Friend Bournemouth vs Sheffield United Head-To-Head Record Last 4 matches February 23 2013: Bournemouth 0-1 Sheffield United September 1 2012: Sheffield United 5-3 Bournemouth April 7 2012: Sheffield United 2-1 Bournemouth December 17 2011: Bournemouth…