FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

Last updated : 01 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Bristol City fixture

Barnsley prepare to entertain Bristol City at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tykes are clearly on top, having won 23 and lost only 7 of the 39 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was just last season, in February 2006, with Barnsley running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBarnsley2-0Bristol CityLGE1
2005/2006Tue 27 SepBristol City3 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Sat 12 MarBristol City0 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Tue 10 AugBarnsley2 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
2003/2004Sun 02 MayBarnsley0 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
2003/2004Tue 16 DecBarnsley2 - 1Bristol CityFAC
2003/2004Sat 06 DecBristol City0 - 0BarnsleyFAC

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The Robins have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Robins, and 9 goals against.

Barnsley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 12 points from their 8 games so far. Bristol City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 14 points from 8 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Barnsley are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Bristol City Undefeated in last 5 away games.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.