Ipswich Town face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Tractor Boys will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2008, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Tue 30 Sep||Ipswich Town||3 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley 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, 8 to 6.
Ipswich Town have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Tractor Boys's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches. Ipswich Town's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the Tractor Boys has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Barnsley. Away win
|Barnsley||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Ipswich Town||4 games since last away draw.|