Barnsley play host to Leicester City at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 16 of the 48 previous games, with the Tykes winning just 15.
The last time the two teams met at Barnsley was back in September 1997, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Dec||Leicester City||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 02 May||Leicester City||1 - 0||Barnsley||PREM|
|1997/1998||Sat 27 Sep||Barnsley||0-2||Leicester City||PREM|
|1995/1996||Sat 02 Dec||Leicester City||2 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Sat 07 Oct||Barnsley||2 - 2||Leicester City||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 19 Mar||Leicester City||0 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|1993/1994||Sat 25 Sep||Barnsley||0 - 1||Leicester City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
Leicester City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Foxes have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 50 points from 44 matches. Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 50 from their 44 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Tykes's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Leicester City. Home Win
|Barnsley||13 games since last home draw.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 18 .
|Leicester City||5 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.