FM Preview: Burnley v Blackburn Rovers 28 Mar 2010

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History of the Burnley v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn R. travel to take on Burnley at Turf Moor at lunchtime on Sunday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 44 games played, Rovers have recorded 14 wins, and Burnley have come away with 21 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Burnley was back in February 2005, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sun 18 OctBlackburn R.3 - 2BurnleyPREM
2004/2005Tue 01 MarBlackburn R.2 - 1BurnleyFAC
2004/2005Sun 20 FebBurnley0 - 0Blackburn R.FAC
2000/2001Sun 01 AprBlackburn R.5 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2000/2001Sun 17 DecBurnley0 - 2Blackburn R.CHMP
1982/1983Mon 04 AprBlackburn R.2 - 1BurnleyCHMP
1982/1983Mon 27 DecBurnley0 - 1Blackburn R.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Burnley's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Clarets's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Blackburn R. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 7 goals, 18 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 24 points from their 31 games thus far. Blackburn R. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 38 points from their 31 games played so far,

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

Nothing appears to be going right for the Rovers out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Burnley. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Blackburn R. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 11 away matches.