FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Leeds United 14 Jan 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th January 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Crystal Palace and Leeds United at 15:00 on 14th January 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Crystal Palace v Leeds United fixture
Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Leeds United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, Eagles have recorded 11 wins, and Leeds United have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, the Eagles carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 10 Sep||Leeds Utd.||3 - 2||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2010/2011||Mon 25 Apr||Crystal Palace||1-0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Dec||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 26 Aug||Leeds Utd.||4 - 0||Crystal Palace||League Cup|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sun 13 Aug||Crystal Palace||1 - 0||Leeds Utd.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 21 Mar||Leeds Utd.||0 - 1||Crystal Palace||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, 4 to 3.
Leeds United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Crystal Palace's 36 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Leeds United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 38 from their 25 games so 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 Leeds United. Home Win
|Crystal Palace||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
|Leeds United||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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