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.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Feb||Barnsley||2-0||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Bristol City||3 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Bristol City||0 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 10 Aug||Barnsley||2 - 1||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sun 02 May||Barnsley||0 - 1||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 16 Dec||Barnsley||2 - 1||Bristol City||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Dec||Bristol City||0 - 0||Barnsley||FAC|
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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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
|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.