FM Preview: Barnsley v Brighton & Hove Albion 28 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Barnsley play host to Brighton & Hove Albion at Oakwell at lunchtime on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tykes are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.

The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was back in August 2003, over five years ago, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 06 Nov Brighton & HA 2 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2003/2004 Sat 24 Jan Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Barnsley League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 23 Aug Barnsley 1-0 Brighton & HA League Division Two
1991/1992 Sat 11 Jan Brighton & HA 3 - 1 Barnsley Second Division
1991/1992 Sat 24 Aug Barnsley 1 - 2 Brighton & HA Second Division
1990/1991 Sat 15 Dec Brighton & HA 1 - 0 Barnsley Second Division
1990/1991 Sat 25 Aug Barnsley 2 - 1 Brighton & HA Second Division

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Tykes have conceded a disappointing 13 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Brighton & Hove Albion is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Seagulls have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 47 points from 45 matches.

Brighton & Hove Albion's 65 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 0 1 5 2 12 1
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 0 3 3 4 12 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Oakwell for the Tykes and the Madmen are unable to see past Brighton & Hove Albion claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here