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History of the Bristol City v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 28 out of 39 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2007, as the Robins edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3 - 2 in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 25 OctBarnsley0 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2007/2008Sat 22 DecBristol City3 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2007/2008Tue 02 OctBarnsley3 - 0Bristol CityCHMP
2005/2006Sat 04 FebBarnsley2 - 0Bristol CityLGE1
2005/2006Tue 27 SepBristol City3 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Sat 12 MarBristol City0 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Tue 10 AugBarnsley2 - 1Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Bristol City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Bristol City's 38 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 29 matches.

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the Tykes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bristol City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.