FM Preview: Burnley v Barnsley 05 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 5 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Turf Moor was just last season, in February 2012, with Burnley running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 05 Jan Barnsley 1 - 0 Burnley F.A. Cup
2012/2013 Tue 27 Nov Barnsley 1 - 1 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 14 Feb Burnley 2 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 18 Oct Barnsley 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sun 26 Dec Barnsley 1 - 2 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Tue 19 Oct Burnley 3 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2009/2010 Tue 22 Sep Barnsley 3 - 2 Burnley League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

The away form of Barnsley however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Tykes, and 7 goals against.

Burnley's 47 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 37 points from 34 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 1 2 3 5 7 5
Barnsley 6 4 0 2 15 13 12

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Barnsley 6 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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