History of the Burnley v Portsmouth fixture
Portsmouth face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pompey will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 6 of the 28 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Mon 25 Apr||Burnley||1 - 1||Portsmouth||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 25 Jan||Portsmouth||1 - 2||Burnley||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Feb||Burnley||1 - 2||Portsmouth||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Sat 05 Dec||Portsmouth||2 - 0||Burnley||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Tue 25 Sep||Burnley||0 - 1||Portsmouth||League Cup|
|2002/2003||Tue 15 Apr||Portsmouth||1 - 0||Burnley||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Burnley||0 - 3||Portsmouth||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Burnley have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 8 conceded.
The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Pompey have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Burnley's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 19 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Pompey have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Burnley||7 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
|Portsmouth||Not won in previous 13 away matches.
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