FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Doncaster Rovers 11 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to maintain a near-perfect record against their opponents. The Eagles have claimed victory from 6 of the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in November 2010, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 24 Sep Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Fri 22 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 27 Nov Crystal Palace 1-0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 27 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2009/2010 Sat 05 Dec Crystal Palace 0 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Sat 25 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship

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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, 6 to 5.

The away form of Doncaster Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 5 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 39 points from their 29 games played so far,

Doncaster Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 1 3 2 4 5 6
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 2 3 4 8 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that Eagles's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Doncaster Rovers. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers Not won in previous 7 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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