FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Barnsley 25 Aug 2012

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

Barnsley face a trip to Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 3 of the 17 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Falmer Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2011, with Brighton & Hove Albion running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Barnsley 0 - 0 Brighton & HA Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Brighton & Hove Albion have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brighton & Hove Albion are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 1 points from 2 matches.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 3 points from their 2 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 0 4 2 3 7 4
Barnsley 6 2 1 3 7 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Barnsley on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Brighton & Hove Albion. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brighton & Hove Albion Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Not won in the 11 most recent games.
Barnsley 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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