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Peterborough United -Vs- Burnley - Form Guide


Vital Posh looks at the form of both Peterborough United and Burnley ahead of their game at London Road on Saturday.

Peterborough United
The Posh lost their first league game at home since November 2010 last Saturday when they went down 1-0 to Hull City. A run stretching 18 games.

Posh will be looking to start that run again but they will need to start scoring goals again as they have failed to find the back of the net in the last 3 games.

Posh have played 3 games at home this season so far, beating Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season with a come-from-behind 2-1 win and then thumping 7psw1ch 7-1 in front of the Sky TV cameras in another game they fell behind in! Former Posh star striker Aaron McLean was then the villain as he scored the only goal of a tight game to give visiting Hull City all 3 points in Posh`s last home game.

Overall this season, Posh have won two, drawn one and lost three in their six League games.

They have picked up seven points from these games and currently sit in 11th place in the Championship.

Championship form: WLDWLL

2011/12 League Results:
10-09-2011H0-1Hull City
27-08-2011A0-2Brighton and Hove Albion
20-08-2011H7-1Ipswich Town
17-08-2011A2-2Millwall
14-08-2011A1-2Blackpool
06-08-2011H2-1Crystal Palace

League Goalscorers
3Tomlin
3McCann
3Taylor
1Ball
1Boyd
1Frecklington


Burnley
The Clarets head to London Road for the first time in 15 years to what could be described as a bogey ground for them as they have only won once there in 9 attempts.

Burnley have had a relatively disappointing start to the Championship season having only picked up one win and two draws in their five games so far. This win was in their last away game so they will be hoping to continue where they left off.

Charlie Austin is their leading scorer this season with 4 League goals. Their only other League goal scored this season was by winger Keith Treacy, who played under Posh manager Darren Ferguson while they were both at Preston.

Burnley have only played 5 league games so far this season due to their game against Birmingham being postponed due to Birmingham`s involvement in the Eurpoa League.

Overall this season, Burnley have won one, drawn two and lost two of their five League games.

They have picked up five points from these games and currently sit in 20th place in the Championship.

Championship form: DLDWL

2011/12 League Results:
10-09-2011H0-2Middlesbrough
27-08-2011A2-1Derby County
20-08-2011H1-1Cardiff City
13-08-2011A0-2Crystal Palace
06-08-2011H2-2Watford

League Goalscorers
4Austin
1Treacy


Head To Head
The last meeting at London Road in the League between The Posh and the Clarets was back in December 1996. Posh coming out 3-2 winners in the League Two encounter.

There have been 9 games played at London Road between these two teams, eight of them being played in the League.

Posh have the upper hand winning 6 League games and drawing 2 of them. Burnley have triumphed just once with a 2-0 win in October of the 1995/96 League Two season.

The only other time they have played each other was in a cup game in the 1965/66 season when Posh triumphed 4-0.

In the eight League games played at London Road, Posh have scored 23 goals to Burnley`s 8 goals.

SeasonResult
1996/97Posh3 - 2Burnley
1995/96Posh0 - 2Burnley
1990/91Posh3 - 2Burnley
1989/90Posh4 - 1Burnley
1988/89Posh3 - 0Burnley
1987/88Posh5 - 0Burnley
1986/87Posh1 - 1Burnley
1985/86Posh0 - 0Burnley




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Writer: mwl1967 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 15 2011

Time: 2:00PM

 

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