FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 21 October 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Burnley v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Friday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2004, the Clarets carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 24 AprBurnley1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 15 NovDerby County2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 22 FebBurnley2 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 07 SepDerby County1 - 2BurnleyCHMP
1999/2000Sat 11 DecDerby County0 - 1BurnleyFAC
1994/1995Sat 15 AprBurnley3 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
1994/1995Wed 15 MarDerby County4 - 0BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 7 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 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley's 18 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Derby County find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 16 points from their 14 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6042594

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 Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.