FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion 31 Jan 2012

Last updated : 30 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Crystal Palace play host to Brighton & Hove Albion at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 51.11% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Crystal Palace was back in October 2005, over five years ago, with Brighton & Hove Albion inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 27 Sep Brighton & HA 1 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Sun 20 Nov Brighton & HA 2 - 3 Crystal Palace Championship
2005/2006 Tue 18 Oct Crystal Palace 0-1 Brighton & HA Championship
2002/2003 Tue 25 Mar Brighton & HA 0 - 0 Crystal Palace League Division One
2002/2003 Sat 26 Oct Crystal Palace 5 - 0 Brighton & HA League Division One
1990/1991 Mon 18 Feb Brighton & HA 0 - 2 Crystal Palace (Full Members)
1988/1989 Mon 27 Mar Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Brighton & HA Second Division

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 4.

Brighton & Hove Albion have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Seagulls have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 37 points from their 27 games played so far,

Brighton & Hove Albion's 41 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 1 1 4 4 7 4
Brighton & Hove Albion 6 4 2 0 10 3 14

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crystal Palace are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Brighton & Hove Albion running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Brighton & Hove Albion 7 games since last defeat.

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