History of the Birmingham City v Crystal Palace fixture
Crystal Palace face a trip to Birmingham City at St. Andrews on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 24 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Andrews was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with Birmingham City running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 07 Apr||Birmingham C.||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2011/2012||Mon 19 Dec||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 24 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Birmingham C.||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 17 Feb||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Birmingham C.||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 19 Aug||Birmingham C.||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Crystal Palace||2 - 0||Birmingham C.||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Birmingham City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Crystal Palace however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.
Birmingham City are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 24 from their 21 matches played.
Crystal Palace are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 41 points from the 21 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Eagles have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from St. Andrews with an easy victory. Away win
|Birmingham City||5 games since last home draw.
|Crystal Palace||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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