FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 05 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley travel to take on Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Tykes have crashed to defeat in more than half of the matches.

The last time the two teams met at Charlton Ath. was back in August 1999, over five years ago, with Charlton Ath. running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1999/2000Sat 04 DecBarnsley1 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP
1999/2000Sat 07 AugCharlton Ath.3 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1996/1997Sat 12 AprBarnsley4 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 15 FebCharlton Ath.2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1995/1996Sat 16 DecBarnsley1 - 2Charlton Ath.CHMP
1995/1996Sat 30 SepCharlton Ath.1 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
1994/1995Sat 10 DecBarnsley2 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Addicks in those games, with 8 conceded.

In complete contrast to Charlton Ath., Barnsley are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 5 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Charlton Ath. are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 18 points from the 9 games they have played so far. Barnsley are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 15 points from 9 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.632110711

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Barnsley 6 games since last defeat.