FM Preview: Barnsley v Crystal Palace 14 Aug 2010

Last updated : 13 August 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Barnsley v Crystal Palace fixture

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:
2009/2010Sat 13 MarBarnsley0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2009/2010Sat 19 DecCrystal Palace1 - 1BarnsleyCHMP
2008/2009Tue 17 MarBarnsley3 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Sat 18 OctCrystal Palace3 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 MarCrystal Palace2 - 0BarnsleyCHMP
2007/2008Sat 08 DecBarnsley0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 21 AprBarnsley2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

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

Sequence statistics:
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.