FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 22 January 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Stoke City fixture

Stoke City face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Potters have recorded 15 wins, and Burnley have come away with 25 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2005, the Clarets carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 16 SepStoke City0 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 18 MarStoke City1 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Mon 26 DecBurnley1 - 0Stoke CityCHMP
2004/2005Mon 03 JanStoke City0 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 25 SepBurnley2 - 2Stoke CityCHMP
2003/2004Sun 28 DecBurnley0 - 1Stoke CityCHMP
2003/2004Sat 06 SepStoke City1 - 2BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The Potters 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 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 38 points from their 27 games played so far, Stoke City's 44 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

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

Stoke City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Stoke City 4 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.