FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Doncaster Rovers 27 Mar 2012

Last updated : 26 March 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Selhurst Park on Tuesday evening, 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 are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 2 conceded.

Doncaster Rovers have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 53 points from their 38 games played so far,

Doncaster Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 31 points from their 38 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 2 3 1 6 5 9
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 2 3 5 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Doncaster Rovers is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Eagles in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.
Doncaster Rovers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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