FootyMAD's Leicester City match preview

Last updated : 26 October 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leicester City v Barnsley fixture

Barnsley face a trip to Leicester City at Walkers Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tykes will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 28 and win only 8 of the 50 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2006, with Leicester City running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 28 AprBarnsley0 - 1Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 16 DecLeicester City2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
1997/1998Sat 02 MayLeicester City1 - 0BarnsleyPREM
1997/1998Sat 27 SepBarnsley0 - 2Leicester CityPREM
1995/1996Sat 02 DecLeicester City2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
1995/1996Sat 07 OctBarnsley2 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
1993/1994Sat 19 MarLeicester City0 - 1BarnsleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Leicester City have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Barnsley's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Tykes have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leicester City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 12 from their 11 matches played. Barnsley's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Tykes out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Leicester City. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leicester City Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Barnsley Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.