FM Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace 27 Sep 2011

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 3 1 2 8 6 10
Crystal Palace 6 2 1 3 7 8 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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.

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