FM Preview: Burnley v Blackpool 29 Oct 2011

Last updated : 28 October 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Blackpool fixture

Blackpool pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor at tea-time on Saturday, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Seasiders will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 33 and win only 12 of the 57 games.

The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was more than three years back, in September 2008, with Burnley running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2008/2009 Tue 03 Mar Blackpool 0 - 1 Burnley Championship
2008/2009 Tue 16 Sep Burnley 2 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Blackpool 3 - 0 Burnley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 15 Sep Burnley 2 - 2 Blackpool Championship
2002/2003 Tue 10 Sep Burnley 3 - 0 Blackpool League Cup
1999/2000 Tue 21 Mar Blackpool 1 - 1 Burnley League Division Two
1999/2000 Sun 14 Nov Burnley 1 - 0 Blackpool League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Blackpool is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Seasiders have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 12 matches.

Blackpool's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 3 0 3 8 6 9
Blackpool 6 2 1 3 10 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Seasiders have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Blackpool Not won in previous 6 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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