FM Preview: Portsmouth v Burnley 31 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Portsmouth take on Burnley in a Championship match on 31st March 2012 at 15:00.
History of the Portsmouth v Burnley fixture
Portsmouth prepare to entertain Burnley at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Pompey are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 6 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fratton Park was just last season, in January 2011, with Burnley inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Pompey in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Dec||Burnley||0 - 1||Portsmouth||Championship|
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.
The away form of Burnley is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Clarets have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Portsmouth are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 33 points from their 39 games thus far.
Burnley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 50 points from their 38 matches.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its not been a very profitable last few weeks for Portsmouth, and I'm afraid the Footymad team cannot see it getting too much better here. Look no further than honours being even at the end of this one. No-score draw
|Portsmouth||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Burnley||Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.
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