FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Leicester City 02 Jan 2012

Last updated : 01 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crystal Palace v Leicester City fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Leicester City at Selhurst Park at lunchtime on Monday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 53.57% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in August 2010, as the Eagles squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sun 20 Nov Leicester City 3 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Tue 12 Apr Leicester City 1 - 1 Crystal Palace Championship
2010/2011 Sat 07 Aug Crystal Palace 3-2 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 16 Mar Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Leicester City Championship
2009/2010 Tue 20 Oct Leicester City 2 - 0 Crystal Palace Championship
2008/2009 Wed 14 Jan Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Leicester City F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Leicester City 0 - 0 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. These games have seen the Eagles score just 4 goals, though they have conceded 1.

The away form of Leicester City is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Foxes have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower Championship, picking up 36 points from their 24 games so far.

Leicester City see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 32 points from their 24 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 5 5 10
Leicester City 6 1 3 2 7 7 6

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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 Leicester City. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crystal Palace Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Leicester City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 5 most recent games.

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