FM Preview: Burnley v Barnsley 14 Feb 2012

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 was just last season, in October 2010, with Burnley running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2008/2009 Fri 26 Dec Burnley 1 - 2 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Mon 24 Nov Barnsley 3 - 2 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 29 Mar Burnley 2 - 1 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The Clarets have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Tykes's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Burnley's 44 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 2 2 2 6 7 8
Barnsley 6 2 0 4 9 14 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This is a game in which both sides are showing indifferent form, so the Madmen are expecting the Tykes to come away from it with a creditable draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley 10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 22 outings ago.

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