FM Preview: Bristol City v Crystal Palace 14 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 13th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Bristol City and Crystal Palace at 19:45 on 14th February 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Bristol City v Crystal Palace fixture
Crystal Palace face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 40 games played, Eagles have recorded 8 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in December 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 18 Oct||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Bristol City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 22 Jan||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Bristol City||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Dec||Bristol City||1-1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 09 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Bristol City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Bristol City||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sun 28 Dec||Bristol City||1 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Crystal Palace||4 - 2||Bristol City||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Bristol City have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Eagles have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 30 points from 30 matches.
Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Crystal Palace on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Bristol City. No-score draw
|Bristol City||4 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Crystal Palace||Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here