FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 23 April 2004 By Footymad Previewer
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 42 games played, Rams have recorded 13 wins, and Burnley have come away with 21 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2003, with Burnley running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 15 NovDerby County2 - 0BurnleyLD1
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBurnley2 - 0Derby CountyLD1
2002/2003Sat 07 SepDerby County1 - 2BurnleyLD1
1999/2000Sat 11 DecDerby County0 - 1BurnleyFAC
1994/1995Sat 15 AprBurnley3 - 1Derby CountyLD1
1994/1995Wed 15 MarDerby County4 - 0BurnleyLD1
1991/1992Sat 25 JanDerby County2 - 0BurnleyFAC

Recent respective form guides

Burnley are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 13 to 12.

The away form of Derby County is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Rams have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Burnley are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division One having mustered a points tally of 50 from their 43 matches played. Derby County are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 49 points from 43 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Rams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Derby County Not won in previous 17 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.