FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 22 December 2006 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 45 games played, Rams have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 11 MarDerby County3 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 07 JanDerby County2 - 1BurnleyFAC
2005/2006Sat 27 AugBurnley2 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Wed 23 FebDerby County1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2004/2005Fri 22 OctBurnley0 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 24 AprBurnley1 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 15 NovDerby County2 - 0BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The Rams have had a decent run of form away from home recently, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Rams, and 4 goals against.

Burnley's 36 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Derby County are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 43 points from the 23 games they have played so far.

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

Derby County are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Derby County 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.