FM Preview: Burnley v Derby County 26 Dec 2012

Last updated : 25 December 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Wednesday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 49 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Turf Moor was less than a year ago, in January 2012, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Derby County 1 - 2 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Sat 21 Jan Burnley 0 - 0 Derby County Championship
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

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Clarets score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 30 points from their 23 games played so far,

Derby County's 33 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 1 4 1 6 7 7
Derby County 6 3 1 2 11 10 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Rams 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 Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Derby County 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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