Crystal Palace face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 27 games played, Eagles have recorded 8 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 13 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2010, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 13 Mar||Barnsley||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 19 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Barnsley||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Oct||Crystal Palace||3 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 08 Dec||Barnsley||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 21 Apr||Barnsley||2 - 0||Crystal Palace||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 7 against.
Barnsley find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 1 games have yielded only 0 points. Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 3 from their 1 games so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Crystal Palace are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Barnsley||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 12 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.