FM Preview: Barnsley v Crystal Palace 06 Dec 2011

Footymad preview History of the Barnsley v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 8 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Barnsley 1-0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Barnsley 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 19 Dec Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2008/2009 Tue 17 Mar Barnsley 3 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Barnsley Championship
2007/2008 Sat 15 Mar Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Tykes in those games, with 4 conceded.

Crystal Palace's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.

Barnsley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 27 points from their 19 games played so far,

Crystal Palace's 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Barnsley 6 4 0 2 11 9 12
Crystal Palace 6 1 3 2 3 7 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

This promises to be an excellent test for the in-form Eagles, but one which we believe will end in stalemate. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Barnsley 6 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 10 .
Crystal Palace 11 games since last away draw.
4 games since last defeat.

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