FM Preview: Burnley v Barnsley 05 Mar 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 4th March 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Burnley and Barnsley at 19:45 on 5th March 2013 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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