Millwall match preview

Last updated : 16 January 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Millwall v Sunderland fixture

Sunderland travel to take on Millwall at The Den on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Black Cats have recorded 4 wins, and Millwall have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Millwall was back in September 1995, over five years ago, with Sunderland inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Lions in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 16 AugSunderland0 - 1MillwallLD1
1995/1996Sat 09 DecSunderland6 - 0MillwallLD1
1995/1996Sat 23 SepMillwall1 - 2SunderlandLD1
1994/1995Sat 10 DecMillwall2 - 0SunderlandLD1
1994/1995Tue 04 OctSunderland1 - 1MillwallLC
1994/1995Wed 21 SepMillwall2 - 1SunderlandLC
1994/1995Sat 20 AugSunderland1 - 1MillwallLD1

Recent respective form guides

Millwall have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 4 to 3.

Sunderland have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Millwall's 37 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Sunderland are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 47 points from 27 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Black Cats has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Millwall. Away win

Sequence statistics:
MillwallNo sequences of note
SunderlandWon each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.