FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 27 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Leeds United fixture

Leeds face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 10 of the 23 previous games, with the hosts winning just 8.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2005, with the Whites inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Clarets in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 22 NovLeeds Utd.2 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 15 OctBurnley1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 05 FebBurnley0 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Wed 03 NovLeeds Utd.1 - 2BurnleyCHMP
1982/1983Sat 09 AprBurnley1 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
1982/1983Wed 20 OctLeeds Utd.3 - 1BurnleyCHMP
1975/1976Sat 03 AprLeeds Utd.2 - 1BurnleyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Leeds is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Whites have hit 8 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley's total of 31 points from their 19 games sees them sitting in the play-off places in Coca-Cola Championship. Leeds are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 19 points from 19 matches.

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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 Whites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Leeds Utd.9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 21 outings ago.