FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 12 December 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Burnley v Coventry City fixture

Coventry City face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Sky Blues will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them taste defeat on 9 occassions, and draw 7, from the 17 games played.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 08 FebCoventry City0 - 1BurnleyLD1
2002/2003Sat 09 NovBurnley3 - 1Coventry CityLD1
2001/2002Sun 21 AprBurnley1 - 0Coventry CityLD1
2001/2002Sat 17 NovCoventry City0 - 2BurnleyLD1
1999/2000Sat 08 JanCoventry City3 - 0BurnleyFAC
1975/1976Sat 24 AprBurnley1 - 3Coventry CityDIV1

Recent respective form guides

Burnley are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 6 conceded.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 28 points from their 22 games played so far, Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 26 points from their 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Burnley may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
BurnleyUnbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Coventry CityNot won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 7 most recent games.