FM Preview: Burnley v Derby County 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 48 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2010, the Clarets carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Derby County 1 - 2 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Apr Derby County 2 - 4 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Burnley 2 - 1 Derby County Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Derby County 1 - 1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Sat 29 Nov Burnley 3 - 0 Derby County Championship
2006/2007 Tue 30 Jan Derby County 1 - 0 Burnley Championship
2006/2007 Sat 23 Dec Burnley 0 - 0 Derby County Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Rams have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Derby County lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 40 from their 26 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 4 0 2 9 6 12
Derby County 6 5 0 1 6 2 15

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Derby County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Turf Moor with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley 10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 21 .
Derby County Won each of the previous 5 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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