FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace 27 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 26th September 2011
The game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace in the Championship on 27th September 2011 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace fixture
Crystal Palace travel to take on Brighton & Hove Albion at Falmer Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Eagles will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 24 and win only 8 of the 44 games.
The last time the two teams met at Brighton & Hove Albion was back in November 2005, over five years ago, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Seagulls in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2005/2006||Sun 20 Nov||Brighton & HA||2-3||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 18 Oct||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Brighton & HA||Championship|
|2002/2003||Tue 25 Mar||Brighton & HA||0 - 0||Crystal Palace||League Division One|
|2002/2003||Sat 26 Oct||Crystal Palace||5 - 0||Brighton & HA||League Division One|
|1990/1991||Mon 18 Feb||Brighton & HA||0 - 2||Crystal Palace||(Full Members)|
|1988/1989||Mon 27 Mar||Crystal Palace||2 - 1||Brighton & HA||Second Division|
|1988/1989||Mon 26 Dec||Brighton & HA||3 - 1||Crystal Palace||Second Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Brighton & Hove Albion have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Seagulls in those games, with 7 conceded.
Crystal Palace have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.
Brighton & Hove Albion's total of 17 points from their 8 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Crystal Palace's 10 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Current overall team form
|Brighton & Hove Albion||6||3||1||2||8||6||10|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Seagulls, as the Eagles have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Brighton & Hove Albion||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here