FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Doncaster Rovers 11 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 10th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Crystal Palace and Doncaster Rovers at 15:00 on 11th February 2012 in the Championship.
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
|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|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
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
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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
|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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