FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 16 April 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday 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 8 and win only 2 of the 13 games.

The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in August 2003, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Clarets in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 OctCrystal Palace2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 10 JanCrystal Palace0 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Sat 09 AugBurnley2 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2002/2003Sat 18 JanCrystal Palace1 - 1BurnleyCHMP
2002/2003Sat 31 AugBurnley0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2001/2002Sat 01 DecCrystal Palace1 - 2BurnleyCHMP
2001/2002Tue 23 OctBurnley1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Burnley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 52 points from their 43 matches. Crystal Palace's total of 71 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.

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

With Crystal Palace only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at Turf Moor will be a good result. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.