FM Preview: Coventry City v Crystal Palace 06 Mar 2012

Last updated : 05 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Eagles have recorded 14 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 23 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2011, the Sky Blues carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 16 Aug Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Coventry City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 08 Jan Coventry City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 20 Feb Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 21 Nov Coventry City 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Tue 07 Apr Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Coventry City Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Sky Blues in those games, with 7 conceded.

The away form of Crystal Palace is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. Eagles have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Coventry City are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 28 points from their 34 games thus far.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 47 points from their 33 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 2 0 4 5 10 6
Crystal Palace 6 2 4 0 8 3 10

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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 Coventry City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
Crystal Palace Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.

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