FM Preview: Burnley v Portsmouth 10 Dec 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 3 0 3 12 10 9
Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 7 7 8

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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