FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Barnsley 06 Apr 2013

Last updated : 05 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Barnsley fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Barnsley at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Eagles have recorded 14 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in March 2012, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 23 Oct Barnsley 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2011/2012 Tue 20 Mar Crystal Palace 1-0 Barnsley Championship
2011/2012 Tue 06 Dec Barnsley 2 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Barnsley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Barnsley 1 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 13 Mar Barnsley 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 19 Dec Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 14 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 11 conceded.

Barnsley's away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the Tykes, and 5 goals against.

Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 65 points from 40 games.

Barnsley are currently lying in 19th place in npower Championship having mustered a points tally of 47 from their 38 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 2 1 3 7 12 7
Barnsley 6 3 1 2 11 10 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Eagles are in a rich vein of form at home as of late, but the one that FootyMad has marked this down as one of their banker draws, taking into account the quality of the opposition. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Barnsley Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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