FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Blackpool 27 Aug 2011

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Blackpool fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Blackpool at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 14 games played, Eagles have recorded 5 wins, and Blackpool have come away with 4 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was two seasons ago, in October 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Blackpool 2 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 03 Oct Crystal Palace 4-1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Blackpool Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Blackpool 2 - 2 Crystal Palace Championship
2007/2008 Sat 29 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Blackpool Championship
2007/2008 Sat 20 Oct Blackpool 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2003/2004 Tue 28 Oct Blackpool 1 - 3 Crystal Palace League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 6.

Blackpool have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Seasiders have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace's total of 9 points from their 4 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.

Blackpool's 7 points from 4 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 4 0 2 8 6 12
Blackpool 6 2 2 2 7 8 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Eagles to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Won 3 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Blackpool Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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