FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Barnsley 20 Mar 2012

Last updated : 19 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Barnsley fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Barnsley at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 13 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Eagles 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 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
2008/2009 Tue 17 Mar Barnsley 3 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Barnsley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 2 conceded.

The away form of Barnsley is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. Tykes have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 50 points from their 36 games played so far,

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 37 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 2 4 0 7 2 10
Barnsley 6 0 1 5 2 13 1

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With the Eagles being in decent shape at home at the moment, we am pleased to predict that this match should result in nothing other than a comfortable home win. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Barnsley Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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