FM Preview: Burnley v Crystal Palace 10 Mar 2012

Last updated : 09 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 2 of the 18 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2011, the Clarets carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 13 Aug Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 05 Mar Burnley 1 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 18 Sep Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Wed 11 Mar Burnley 4 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sun 04 May Crystal Palace 5 - 0 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 29 Sep Burnley 1 - 1 Crystal Palace 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. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 4 conceded.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 34 games played so far,

Crystal Palace's 48 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 1 1 4 6 10 4
Crystal Palace 6 2 4 0 8 3 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Crystal Palace on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Burnley. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crystal Palace Previous 4 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.

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