FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 10 March 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Eagles have recorded 2 wins, and Burnley have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 23 AugCrystal Palace0 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2007/2008Sun 04 MayCrystal Palace5 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 29 SepBurnley1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 03 MarBurnley1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 26 AugCrystal Palace2 - 2BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Mon 17 AprBurnley0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2005/2006Sat 22 OctCrystal Palace2 - 0BurnleyCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 9 conceded.

In complete contrast to Burnley, Crystal Palace are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Eagles have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 55 points from their 36 games so far. Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 35 games played so far,

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

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Crystal Palace Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.