FM Preview: Burnley v Crystal Palace 12 Jan 2013

Last updated : 11 January 2013 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 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Turf Moor was less than a year ago, in March 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 06 Oct Crystal Palace 4 - 3 Burnley Championship
2011/2012 Sat 10 Mar Burnley 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
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

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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, 5 to 4.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Eagles's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Burnley's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 26 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 2 2 2 7 5 8
Crystal Palace 6 1 4 1 9 8 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Eagles out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Crystal Palace Not won in previous 5 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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