FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 26 August 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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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 44 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Wed 23 FebDerby County1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Fri 22 OctBurnley0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Clarets, with 4 goals against.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rams have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley are currently lying in 19th place in Coca Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 3 from their 4 matches played. Derby County are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 8 points from 4 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6231649

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Rams has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Derby County Last drawn game 4 outings ago.