Sheffield United vs Chelsea Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more 07/04/2024

Here is our prediction for the upcoming Premier League game between Sheffield United and Chelsea on Sunday, April 7th 2024.

 
8:45am on Saturday 6th April 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As the Premier League heads into another action-packed weekend, the focus shifts to Bramall Lane where Sheffield United will host Chelsea on Sunday.

Both teams come into this match under different circumstances, with Chelsea looking to build on their recent dramatic win over Manchester United, while Sheffield United aim to improve their desperate fight for survival.

Current Form

Chelsea's Current Form

Chelsea's form has seen a significant uplift following their incredible 4-3 victory against Manchester United, a match that saw Chelsea forward Cole Palmer scoring a hat-trick, including two stoppage-time goals.

This victory has propelled Chelsea to 10th in the Premier League table, giving them momentum as they face Sheffield United, a team struggling at the bottom of the table and facing relegation.

Sheffield United's Current Form

On the other hand, Sheffield United's form has been less than inspiring, with the team sitting at the bottom of the league table.

Despite a commendable performance in a 3-1 defeat at Liverpool, the Blades have conceded 45 goals in 15 home league matches this season, highlighting their defensive vulnerabilities.

Team News

Sheffield United Team News

Both teams face challenges with injury lists. Sheffield United will be without Rhian Brewster, Tom Davies, and several others, though Daniel Jebbison and Cameron Archer could make returns.

Chelsea, meanwhile, will miss Lesley Ugochukwu, Christopher Nkunku, and others, with hopes that Ben Chilwell and Robert Sánchez could be fit enough to join the squad.

Key Players

Chelsea's Key Player

Cole Palmer remains a key player for Chelsea, having been involved in 11 goals in his last 11 away Premier League appearances.

His recent performance has been nothing short of spectacular, and he will be pivotal for Chelsea against Sheffield United.

21 yrs - AM (R), F (C) - Chelsea
95 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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Played matches
25
13
8
Shots P90
3.22
Shots On target P90
1.41
Successful passing %
84%
Final third passes P90
23.55

United's Key Player

For the Blades, Oli McBurnie could be the difference-maker.

Having been involved in seven goals in his last seven home Premier League appearances, McBurnie's contribution will be crucial if Sheffield United are to secure a positive result.

27 yrs - ST (C) - Sheffield Utd
70 
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Played matches
18
5
3
Shots P90
2.20
Shots On target P90
1.23
Successful passing %
61%
Final third passes P90
14.41

Scoreline Prediction

Given Chelsea's current form and Sheffield United's defensive struggles, Chelsea are the favourites to win this encounter.

However, football often surprises and the Blades will be hoping to upset the odds.

Our prediction for this game however sees Chelsea win 2-0 over United.

For all of the analysis of Sheffield United vs Chelsea as it happens live, check out our Preview and Live Update page for the game.

FAQ

Who is predicted to win between Sheffield United and Chelsea? Chelsea is predicted to win according to pre-match simulations.

What has been Cole Palmer's contribution for Chelsea recently? Cole Palmer has been involved in 11 goals in his last 11 away Premier League appearances.

Why are Sheffield United struggling this season? Sheffield United have conceded 45 goals in 15 home league matches this season, highlighting significant defensive issues.

What is at stake for Chelsea in this match? Chelsea aims to continue their climb up the Premier League table, building on their recent victory over Manchester United.

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