FM Preview: Barnsley v Bristol City 01 Sep 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 31st August 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Barnsley and Bristol City at 15:00 on 1st September 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Barnsley v Bristol City fixture
Barnsley prepare to entertain Bristol City at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tykes are clearly on top, having won 25 and lost only 9 of the 44 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in October 2011, with Bristol City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Tykes in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 21 Apr||Bristol City||2 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||Barnsley||1-2||Bristol City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Barnsley||4 - 2||Bristol City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Bristol City||3 - 3||Barnsley||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 23 Mar||Bristol City||5 - 3||Barnsley||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Barnsley||2 - 3||Bristol City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 31 Jan||Bristol City||2 - 0||Barnsley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Tykes have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.
Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 3 points from 3 matches.
Bristol City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 6 points from 3 games.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Tykes of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Bristol City, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Barnsley||Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Bristol City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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