FM Preview: Burnley v Portsmouth 25 Apr 2011

Last updated : 24 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday 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 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2010, with Portsmouth inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Clarets in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2001/2002 Mon 01 Apr Portsmouth 1 - 1 Burnley League Division One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Portsmouth have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Pompey's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 66 points from their 43 games so far.

Portsmouth see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 56 points from their 43 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 3 0 3 10 12 9
Portsmouth 6 1 2 3 2 9 5

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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 4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Portsmouth Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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