FM Preview: Crystal Palace v Leicester City 07 Aug 2010

Last updated : 06 August 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Leicester City fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Leicester City at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Eagles are clearly on top, winning 51.85% of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Leicester City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Eagles in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Tue 16 MarCrystal Palace0-1Leicester CityCHMP
2009/2010Tue 20 OctLeicester City2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2008/2009Wed 14 JanCrystal Palace2 - 1Leicester CityFAC
2008/2009Sat 03 JanLeicester City0 - 0Crystal PalaceFAC
2007/2008Mon 28 JanLeicester City1 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2007/2008Sat 18 AugCrystal Palace2 - 2Leicester CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 MarCrystal Palace2 - 0Leicester CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Eagles have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

Leicester City's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Foxes's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6141887
Leicester City650112515

FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Selhurst Park for the Eagles and the Madmen are unable to see past Leicester City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Leicester City 3 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.