FootyMAD's Burnley match preview

Last updated : 15 December 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Burnley v Arsenal fixture

Arsenal face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Gunners have recorded 15 wins, and Burnley have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2008, with Burnley running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sun 08 MarArsenal3 - 0BurnleyFAC
2008/2009Tue 02 DecBurnley2 - 0ArsenalLGEC
2007/2008Sun 06 JanBurnley0 - 2ArsenalFAC
1975/1976Sat 20 DecArsenal1 - 0BurnleyPREM
1975/1976Sat 16 AugBurnley0 - 0ArsenalPREM
1974/1975Sat 22 MarBurnley3 - 3ArsenalPREM
1974/1975Sat 07 SepArsenal0 - 1BurnleyPREM

Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 7 conceded.

Arsenal have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Gunners's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 18 points from their 16 games played so far, Arsenal's total of 31 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Gunners has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Arsenal 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.