FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Barnsley 25 Jan 2011

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Barnsley fixture

Doncaster Rvs. prepare to entertain Barnsley at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 31 games played, Rovers have recorded 13 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Keepmoat Stadium was just last season, in October 2009, with Barnsley inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Rovers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 27 MarBarnsley0 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 17 OctDoncaster Rvs.0-1BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Tue 28 OctDoncaster Rvs.0 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Sat 04 OctBarnsley4 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2005/2006Sat 11 FebDoncaster Rvs.2 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2005/2006Tue 18 OctBarnsley2 - 5Doncaster Rvs.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 24 SepBarnsley0 - 2Doncaster Rvs.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 8.

Barnsley have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Tykes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 25 games played so far, Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 26 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.61239155
Barnsley6123595

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Rovers, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.