FootyMAD's Burnley match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th September 2006
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Stoke City take on Burnley in a Championship match on Saturday 16th September 2006 at 15:00.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Burnley at Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Potters are clearly on top, having won 28 and lost only 10 of the 48 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2006, the Potters carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 18 Mar||Stoke City||1-0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 26 Dec||Burnley||1 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Stoke City||0 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Burnley||2 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Burnley||0 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 06 Sep||Stoke City||1 - 2||Burnley||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Mar||Stoke City||0 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Burnley's away form is none too clever either, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 8 points from their 7 games played so far, Burnley's total of 11 points from their 7 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Britannia Stadium for the Potters and the Madmen are unable to see past Burnley claiming victory in a close match.
|Stoke City||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Burnley||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
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