FM Preview: Leicester City v Burnley 17 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 16th April 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Leicester City and Burnley at 19:45 on 17th April 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Leicester City v Burnley fixture
Leicester City prepare to entertain Burnley at Filbert Way on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 48 games played, Foxes have recorded 20 wins, and Burnley have come away with 14 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Filbert Way was just last season, in April 2011, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 01 Nov||Burnley||1 - 3||Leicester City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Leicester City||4-0||Burnley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Burnley||3 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Tue 04 Dec||Burnley||1 - 1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Leicester City||0 - 1||Burnley||Championship|
|2006/2007||Tue 20 Feb||Burnley||0 - 1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2006/2007||Tue 08 Aug||Leicester City||0 - 1||Burnley||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Leicester City are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Foxes, with 3 goals against.
Burnley have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Clarets's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Leicester City's 62 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Burnley's 60 points from 43 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Leicester City may be coming up against a decent side in Burnley, but we do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Foxes. Home Win
|Leicester City||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Burnley||4 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here