FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Blackpool 27 Aug 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 26th August 2011
The game between Crystal Palace and Blackpool in the Championship on 27th August 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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