Sky Sports pundit predicts four goals in Sheffield United vs Bristol City game

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Sheffield United welcome Bristol City to Bramall Lane in the Championship tonight.

David Prutton of Sheffield Wednesday celebrates after scoring during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Burnley at Hillsborough Stadium on August 10, 2013 in...

Sky Sports pundit David Prutton predicted the outcome of tonight's Championship clash between the Blades and the Robins, when writing his regular column for Sky Sports.

Bristol City and Sheffield United have surprised everybody this season with their superb play, and the pair sit in third and fourth spots in the table respectively.

The home side are currently in the midst of a tricky spell, however, having taken just one point from their last three outings, whilst the visitors have won their last two games, and with the two clubs racking up 65 league goals between them this season, it could very well be a classic at Bramall Lane tonight.

Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Norwich City at Bramall Lane on September 16, 2017 in Sheffield,...

And Prutton predicted a high scoring game, when writing his regular column for Sky Sports, highlighting both side's penchant for attacking football as a reason why:

"When the fixture list came out in the summer I can't imagine there would have been too many looking at this game and expecting it to the fourth v third in the Sky Bet Championship by December! But that's exactly where these two clubs have found themselves. Sheffield United have earned just a point from their last three games now, and it's no coincidence that this dip in form has come since that injury to Paul Coutts as he was such an important player for them. This should be a good game between two sides who always want to attack. Score draw for me."

Prediction: Sheffield United 2-2 Bristol City

Lee Johnson the manager of Bristol City during the pre season match between Bristol City and FC Twente at Ashton Gate on July 28, 2017 in Bristol, England.

A win for the Blades would see them leap-frog the Robins into third spot in the table, so the game is vitally important for both sides, as they look to keep pace with Wolves and Cardiff above them.

The game kicks off at 19:45, and can be seen exclusively live on Sky Sports.

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