Barnsley travel to take on Coventry City at Coventry Arena on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having taken no points from 14 of the 21 contests.
The last time the two teams met at Coventry City was back in February 2002, over five years ago, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Division One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Barnsley||0 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Coventry City||4 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Tue 25 Sep||Barnsley||1 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Coventry City||1 - 0||Barnsley||PREM|
|1997/1998||Mon 20 Oct||Barnsley||2 - 0||Coventry City||PREM|
|1963/1964||Sat 28 Dec||Coventry City||3 - 1||Barnsley||LGE1|
|1963/1964||Thu 26 Dec||Barnsley||1 - 1||Coventry City||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Tykes have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 49 points from their 38 games played so far, Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 41 points from 38 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Sky Blues. Home win
|Coventry City||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Barnsley||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.