Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Barnsley at Portman Road on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 15 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in December 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Mar||Barnsley||4 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Ipswich Town||0-0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Ipswich Town||5 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Barnsley||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 29 May||Ipswich Town||4 - 2||Barnsley||D1PO|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Barnsley||0 - 2||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Mon 30 Aug||Ipswich Town||6 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 8 matches. Barnsley are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 5 points from their 8 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that Tractor Boys's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Barnsley. Home Win
|Ipswich Town||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Barnsley||Not won in previous 6 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.